|Birth name||Abraham Charles Myers|
May 14, 1811|
Georgetown, South Carolina
|Died||June 20, 1889
|Buried at||Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA|
|Allegiance||United States of America
Confederate States of America
|Service/branch|| United States Army
Confederate States Army
|Years of service||
1833–1861, USA.1861–1863, CSA.
|Relations||Rabbi Moses Cohen, John Twiggs Myers|
During the Seminole Wars, he served as an assistant quartermaster in the United States Army, and was promoted to captain in 1839. He later served in the Mexican-American War, becoming chief quartermaster of army troops in Mexico. He resigned from the US Army in January 1861.
During the American Civil War, he was appointed Quartermaster General of the Confederate States Army with the rank of colonel. He married Marion Twiggs, the daughter of Major General David E. Twiggs. Their son, John Twiggs Myers, became a Lieutenant general in the US Marine Corps.
- Service Profile
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- "Abraham Charles Myers" (fee, via Fairfax County Public Library). Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1936. Gale Document Number: GALE|BT2310006882. Retrieved 2013-01-29. Gale Biography In Context. (subscription required)
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