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Federal (USV)


William Taylor

(c. 1829 - 1863)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 33 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 14 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He died of wounds on 18 May at the Third Corps Hospital near Potomac Creek, VA. His body was returned home for burial.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1.


c. 1829; New York City, NY


05/18/1863; Potomac Creek, Stafford County, VA; burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pp. 78 - 79  [AotW citation 17245]