Brigadier General, United States Army
Myers graduated from the United States Military Academy in the class of
1852, 32nd of a class of 43, and was assigned to the Infantry.
He served as a First Lieutenant, 9th United States Infantry, 1857; Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, May 17, 1861; Colonel, Aide-de-Camp, June 14, 1862-May 31, 1866. He was breveted Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, for his war service.
In 1861-63 he was Assistant to the Chief Quartermaster, Dept of the Missouri, and in 1863-65 was chief of the St Louis Depot and Quartermaster of the Dept of the Missouri.
After the Civil War, he was Chief Quartermaster of various departments, retiring in 1883 as a Colonel and Deputy Quartermaster General of the Army.
He was born at Reding, Pennsylvania, December
4, 1920 and died at New York City, November 1, 1887.
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Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003