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Confederate (CSV)


James M. Taylor

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He probably enlisted as Sergeant, Company B (later renamed G), 5th Alabama Infantry in April 1861 in Livingston, AL.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His death at Sharpsburg is from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. He may be the Private James M Taylor Jr. whose Compiled Service Records 1 are among those of Company G online from fold3; those records end with his pay of June 1862.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28091]