The Resource Muster roll located in cabinet 22, drawer 5

Muster roll located in cabinet 22, drawer 5

1864, 1931
Inclusive dates
1864, 1931
Papers, 1864, 1931, of John Vogt, alias John Meyers, of Company H, 4th Maryland Infantry, consisting of a pay voucher, 13 April 1864, deducting money from Meyers' pay for the regimental sutler; letter, 1864, from Meyers to his family, including a picture of Harper's Ferry, West Virginia; letter fragments from Sophia[?] Willson to her husband Lindsey Willson [Wilson], probably of Company G, 1st West Virginia Veteran Infantry; roster of Company D, 34th Virginia Infantry; letter, 23 August 1931, from Jesse S. Vogt, Baltimore, Maryland, to Arthur E. Wilbourn of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial Commission sending these items to Wilbourn; and a letter, 1 December 1931, from Wilbourn to H. R. McIlwaine, Virginia State Librarian, passing these items to the Virginia State Library. The letter fragments and roster were picked up by Vogt/Meyers at Petersburg, Virginia, during the Civil War
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Biographical or historical data
John Vogt was born about 1847 in Bavaria and immigrated to the United States about 1853, settling in Baltimore, Maryland. During the Civil War, he changed his name to John Meyers and enlisted in Company H, 4th Maryland Infantry 7 June 1862, even though he was under age. Vogt/Meyers served as a musician throughout the war, and was mustered out 31 May 1865. After the war he worked in a cotton factory. Vogt and his wife Mary had at least three children, including Jesse Sylvester Vogt (b. 1875).
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Muster roll located in cabinet 22, drawer 5
Muster roll located in cabinet 22, drawer 5
  • The Library of Virginia
  • 4
  • 8
Immediate source of acquisition
Wilbourn, Arthur,
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

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