Myron C. Peters lived in Sterling with his parents, John and Mary Thatcher Peters, who had come to Sterling from England in 1837. Myron married Delphine “Della” Washburn. Myron and Della later lived in Wolcott and in Hannibal.
born 1840 January 3 in Hannibal, New York
enlisted 1861 September 14 – 81st New York Voluneers, Company G
1863 March 1 – Promoted to full Corporal
1864 October 10 – Mustered out at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
married Delphine Washburn about 1872
died 1903 August 23 in Syracuse, New York
interment Myron and Della are interred at Fairdale Cemetery,
Hannibal, New York
Myron’s descendants have the musket ball that was removed from his leg when he was wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia during the Civil War.
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Myron’s brother, John H. Peters, also served during the Civil War.