Jacob  Myers

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J. Myers
Co. D. 16
Tx. Cav.
Sept. 1, 1908
Aged 87 yrs.
Full Name: Jacob  Myers
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:A  Number:34
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran  
Birth Date: 1821 
Died: September 2, 1908 
Burial Date: September 3, 1908 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Pennsylvania 
Occupation: Teacher 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1852 
Residence: Brock, Parker Co., Texas 
Admitted To Home: November 5, 1906 
Religion: Christian 
Brigade: Rust 
Regiment: 16th Texas Cav. 

MYERS, JACOB (1821 ~ 1908). Confederate veteran Jacob Myers was born in Pennsylvania in 1821.

During the Civil War he belonged to Company D, 16th Texas Cavalry, Rust's Brigade. The 16th Texas Cavalry was assigned to the 3rd Brigade commanded by H.E. McCullock, Scurry, and Waterhouse of John G. Walker's "Greyhound" Division. They were assigned to Arkansas and Louisiana.

Myers moved to Texas in 1852 and lived in Parker County where he was a Christian. Myers was a widowed teacher when he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on November 5, 1906. He died September 2, 1908 at the Home was buried in the Texas State Cemetery shortly after.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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