(? - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
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]