Acasa W. Taylor"Asa"
(1830 - 1917)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted giving his age as 26 in Company D, 83rd New York Infantry in New York City on 27 May 1861, for three years.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for wounds on 30 December 1862 at Philadelphia, PA.
After the War:
His veteran's pension was increased to $30 a month by act of Congress on 1 March 1901, and to $50 in 1916.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. His picture from a photograph kindly provided by Dave Hann from his collection. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the AG's report, and extracting and transcribing the basic roster data for AotW. Life dates from family genealogists including those tracing Ancestors of Mayflower Descendant, Robert E. Fitzgerald.
|Birth Date: 03/30/1830 Place of Birth: Brookfield, CT |
Death Date: 10/06/1917 Death Place: Galesburg, IL Burial Place: Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg, IL
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 30 (for 1901), pg. 721 [AotW citation 7453]
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