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Federal (USV)


Henry H. Taylor

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 6th New York Cavalry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 24 October 1861 in Franklinville, NY, and mustered as Private, Company I, 6th New York Cavalry on 2 November.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Sharpsburg, MD on 30 September 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried on the battlefield but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Adjutant General.2


c. 1840


09/30/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4254]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1894, Volume II, pg. 623  [AotW citation 20328]