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Federal (USV)


Sebastian Meyer

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the 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 rest 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 & notes

Service data from State of New York1.


c. 1832


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]