Historical Rosters Database
John Daniel MyersRoster ID 2325
This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.
|Affiliation:||Class of 1864MS|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Daniel Myers, Class of 1864MS: Born- Sept. 4, 1841 in Lewisburg, Va. (now W. Va.) Father- John Henry Myers of Leesburg, Va.; Mother- Martha Blain of Lexington, Va. Pat. Grandfather- John Myers of Frederick, Md.; Pat. Grandmother- Charlotte Miller. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Martha Holman, daughter of Dr. George P. Holman of Edgewood, Fluvanna Co. Va. Children- 1- George Holmes Myers; 2- John Henry Myers; 3- Martha Blain Myers; 4- Mary Louise Myers; 5- Marion Myers; 6- William Lacy Myers; 7- Bernard Reynolds Myers; 8- Charlotte North Myers; 9- Clara Libbey Myers. Attended Washington College (now Washington & Lee University) 1858-59 and the College of William & Mary 1859-61 Entered VMI- May 15, 1861 as a Military Science Cadet and trained for six weeks before entering the C.S.A. Civil War Service- Enlisted Apr. 25, 1862 as Private in Co. I of the 4th Va. Cavalry; Transferred to Co. C. of the 1st Va. Cavalry Sept. 20 or 23, 1862; On leave to get new horse Jan-Feb of 1863; on sick furlough May-June 1863; on horse detail Jul-Aug. 1864; Paroled at Columbia May 3, 1865. Post War Careers- Graduated from University of Va. in 1866; Physician praticing in Christiansburg & Lexington, Va., New York, NY, Booneville, MD, Caperton & Huntington, W.Va; was also once City Councilman in Lexington, Va. Died- May 2, 1915 in Huntington, W. Va.|