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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1846

Vol. II
p292
1315

(Born Ct.)

Frederic Myers

(Ap'd Ct.)

44

Born Dec. 7, 1822, New Haven, CT.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1846.

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846‑47, being engaged in the Siege

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Nov. 23, 1846)

p293 of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29, 1847; on Recruiting service, 1847‑48; in the War with Mexico, 1848, at the City of Mexico; in garrison at East Pascagoula,

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Oct. 7, 1848, to Apr. 1, 1857)

Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1848‑50, — Camp Arbuckle, I. T., 1850‑51, — March to Texas, 1851, — Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851, 1852‑53, — Ft. McIntosh, Tex., 1853‑54, — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1854‑56, — and as Quartermaster, 5th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1855, to May 1, 1856; on Recruiting service, 1856; and on Quartermaster

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Aug. 29, 1856)

duty at Fts. Fillmore and Union, N. M., 1857‑59; on leave of absence, 1859; on Quartermaster duty with Major Steen's command in the field, in Southeast Oregon, 1860, — and at Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in organizing Ohio Volunteers, at Columbus, O., Sep., 1861, to Apr., 1862; as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of the Rappahannock, Apr. to July, 1862, — of 3d Army Corps, in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign,

(Major, Staff — Additional Aide-de‑Camp, May 23, 1862)

July to Aug., 1862, — of 1st Army Corps, in the Maryland Campaign,

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Additional Aide-de‑Camp, July 15, 1862, to May 31, 1866)

Sep., 1862, — and as Deputy Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac on the March to Falmouth, Va., and in the Rappahannock Campaign, Sep. 17, 1862, to Mar. 18, 1863; as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of the Northwest, Apr. 1, 1863, to Feb. 1, 1865, —

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, Aug. 12, 1864)

of the Military Division of the Missouri, Feb. 1 to July 20, 1865, — and

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

of Department of Missouri, July 20 to Sep. 30, 1865; in settling accounts at St. Louis, Mo., and on Board of Examination at Washington, D. C., Oct. 1, 1865, to Mar. 29, 1866; and on tour of Inspection of the Military Posts of the Department of the Missouri, Mar. 29 to May 31, 1866.

Served: as Quartermaster, at headquarters, Department of the Missouri, May 31, 1866, to Jan. 17, 1867; on Special duty at Chicago, Ill., Feb. 13, 1867, to Apr. 15, 1869; and as Chief Quartermaster of the

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Dep. Quartermaster-Gen., Mar. 4, 1867)

Department and District of Louisiana, Apr. 20, 1869, to Apr. 22, 1870, — of the Depot at New Orleans, La., Apr. 22, 1870, to Apr. 25, 1871 (sick leave of absence, June 1 to Oct. 1, 1871), — and of the District of New Mexico, Nov. 20, 1871, to July 7, 1874.

Died, July 7, 1874, at Santa Fé, N. M.: Aged 52.

Buried, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM.


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