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Federal (USV)


Sebastian Meyer

(c. 1832 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 29 years. Enlisted April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company F, May 4, 1861, to serve two years. He transferred to Company C, May 22. Probably promoted to Sergeant prior to Antietam.

In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "I cannot close this report without calling your special attention to ... Color-Sergeant Myers (wounded), Company C ..."

The remainder of the War:
He was commissioned Second Lieutenant, January 22, 1863, to rank from September 3,1862. He transferred to Company D, March 16, 1863 and mustered out with his company May 20, 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from State of New York1.


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 720  [AotW citation 12641]

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