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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John W. Taylor

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Transferred to the Cavalry, date not given.

References & 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

c. 1843 in VA

Notes

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]