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Confederate (CSV)


William Jackson Taylor

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 26th Alabama Infantry on 5 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his right hand in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

All of his fingers were injured and he could no longer flex his hand. He was discharged for disability on 20 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from Fincham's roster,1 sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000).


c. 1834; Henderson County, NC


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_g.htm  [AotW citation 25528]