Saddler (Private) in Company D, 7th US Cavalry Regiment.
He had a second enlistment on January 1, 1872, at age 35, in Chester, South Carolina. He was acquitted of a charge of failing to obey the orders of his first lieutenant, in a court-martial on August 17, 1870. In a second court-martial, on February 6, 1871, he was sentenced to reduction to Private and loss of $5 per month for four months, for failing to obey an order issued by Colonel Samuel D. Sturgis. During the 1876 Sioux Campaign, his company was assigned to Captain Benteen's Column, and he survived the battle. He was discharged on January 1, 1877, at Fort Rice, North Dakota, upon expiration of his term of service. He had hazel eyes, black hair, a ruddy complexion, and was 5 feet, 7 1/2 inches tall. His last name is sometimes spelled "Myers".