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John W. Taylor

(c. 1843 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 18 year old clerk from Stafford C.H., VA when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company A, 4th Alabama Infantry.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The remainder of the War:
Transferred to the Cavalry, date not given.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, but not found there in a cavalry unit. There was a John W Taylor on the roster of Company D, 1st Alabama (Union) Cavalry, but no documented connection to this man.

Birth State: VA    


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15593]

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