Colonel Abraham Myers (CSA)

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Abraham Charles Myers

Birthdate: (78)
Death: 1889 (78)
Immediate Family:

Son of Abram Myers and Belle Myers
Husband of Marion Isabelle Myers
Father of Lt. General John T. Myers (USMC); William Heyward Myers; Heyward Myers; Lily Myers and Belle Myers
Brother of Angerons Myers

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About Colonel Abraham Myers (CSA)

Abraham Charles Myers (Georgetown, South Carolina, 14 May 1811 - Washington, D.C., 20 June 1889) was a Jewish American army officer and a graduate of West Point, Class of 1833.

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 appointed 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.

The city of Ft. Myers, Florida is named after him.

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