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 Frederick Myers

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Birth
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death
7 Jul 1874 (aged 51)
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Burial
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot
Section K, Lot 322
Memorial ID
53250677 View Source

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he graduated from West Point in 1846. He served in the Mexican War from 1846 to 1848 and was on frontier duty from 1848 to 1850. He was quartermaster of the 5th Infantry from January of 1855 to May of 1856 on recruiting service. During the early years of the Civil War, he helped to organize volunteer units in Ohio. He served as chief quartermaster of the Department of the Rappahannock of the 3rd Army Corps during the Peninsular campaign of July and August of 1862, of the 1st Army Corps in the Maryland campaign of September of 1862; and deputy chief quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac on the march to Falmouth, and in the Rappahannock campaign from September of 1862 through April of 1863. He also served as chief quartermaster of the department of the Northwest from April 1, 1863 to February 1, 1865; of the military division of the Missouri from February to August of 1865; and of the Department of Missouri from August to October of 1865. On March 3, 1865, he was given the rank of brevet brigadier general "for faithful and meritorious services during the war." After the war, he served as a lieutenant colonel in the regular army. He inspected military posts along the Missouri River and was serving as chief quartermaster of the District of New Mexico at the time of his death.

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he graduated from West Point in 1846. He served in the Mexican War from 1846 to 1848 and was on frontier duty from 1848 to 1850. He was quartermaster of the 5th Infantry from January of 1855 to May of 1856 on recruiting service. During the early years of the Civil War, he helped to organize volunteer units in Ohio. He served as chief quartermaster of the Department of the Rappahannock of the 3rd Army Corps during the Peninsular campaign of July and August of 1862, of the 1st Army Corps in the Maryland campaign of September of 1862; and deputy chief quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac on the march to Falmouth, and in the Rappahannock campaign from September of 1862 through April of 1863. He also served as chief quartermaster of the department of the Northwest from April 1, 1863 to February 1, 1865; of the military division of the Missouri from February to August of 1865; and of the Department of Missouri from August to October of 1865. On March 3, 1865, he was given the rank of brevet brigadier general "for faithful and meritorious services during the war." After the war, he served as a lieutenant colonel in the regular army. He inspected military posts along the Missouri River and was serving as chief quartermaster of the District of New Mexico at the time of his death.

Bio by: Thomas Fisher


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
  • Added: 4 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 53250677
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53250677/frederick-myers: accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Myers (7 Dec 1822–7 Jul 1874), Find a Grave Memorial ID 53250677, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .