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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Charles W. Taylor

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Washington County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 37th Virginia Infantry on 20 April 1861 in Goodson (now Bristol), VA. He was promoted to Sergeant in July 1861. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in February 1862, First Lieutenant in April 1862, and absent sick in May 1862. He returned to duty in June and was appointed Captain on 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Thomas M. Rankin's 37th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1987) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18929]