Adams, Myron

MYRON ADAMS was born in Ontario county, and was a student; he enlisted August 8th, 1862, aged twenty-one years, was appointed Corporal upon the organization of the Company, and participated in the battle of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, September 13th, 14th and 15th, 1862 ; he was discharged by order of the Secretary of War, March 19th, 1863, to accept position in the governmental department, Washington, District of Columbia; subsequently he was appointed Second Lieutenant 2d United States Colored Troops, and was afterward commissioned with the same rank in the Signal Corps ; he was discharged from the service at the close of war, in 1865. Co. F, 126th Regiment Infantry New York, Disaster, struggle, triumph. Dedicated to the 126th Regiment of New York State Volunteers, 1870