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D. Myers

D. Myers

Federal (USV)

Captain

David Myers

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 84th New York Infantry/14th Brooklyn

Before Antietam

He was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company C of the 84th NY Infantry on 23 May 1861 in Brooklyn, NY, age 29. He was promoted to Captain on 1 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 25 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. The picture here from a faded photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.

Birth

c. 1831

Death

09/25/1862; burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Notes

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  [AotW citation 6295]