Cyrus Pomeroy Taylor(1838 - 1913)
Home State: Vermont
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Pawlet, VT, he travelled to Ohio to enlist in Company G, 8th Ohio Infantry as Sergeant at age 22 on 5 June 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the left leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged on 23 July 1863 on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability.
After the War:
He was living in Rutland, VT in 1886 and filed a pension claim for disability due to his Antietam wound.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster. His photograph from granddaughter Betty Taylor Bundy, posted on The Hamlet People Database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 05/11/1838 Place of Birth: Pawlet, VT |
Death Date: 04/14/1913 Death Place: Wallingford, VT Burial Place: Mettawee Valley Cemetery, Pawlet, VT
1 Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 221 - 225 [AotW citation 14835]
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