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C.P. Taylor

C.P. Taylor

Federal (USV)


Cyrus Pomeroy Taylor

(1838 - 1913)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

From Pawlet, VT, he travelled to Ohio to enlist in Company G, 8th Ohio Infantry as Sergeant at age 22 on 5 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest 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 & 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.


05/11/1838; Pawlet, VT


04/14/1913; Wallingford, VT; burial in 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]