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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin Taylor

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 12th Alabama Infantry, date not given.

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. A sketch of the regiment in the SHSP 1 says he was killed at Gettysburg (offset, like the others on the list, by one battle).


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Southern Historical Society, and Rev. John William Jones, Robert Alonzo Brock, James Power Smith, editors, Southern Historical Society Papers, 52 Vols., Richmond: Southern Historical Society, 1876-1959, Vol. 33, pg. 208  [AotW citation 25703]