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E.P. Tayloe

E.P. Tayloe

Confederate (CSV)


Edward Poinsett Tayloe

(1832 - 1888)

Home State: Virginia

Education: Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1851

Command Billet: Commanding Battalion

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Virginia Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enrolled as Captain of Company B, 47th Virginia Infantry on 5 June 1861. He was promoted to Major on 1 May 1862 and transferred to the 22nd Virginia Infantry Battalion.

On the Campaign

He commanded the Battalion in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the Battalion on 20 November 1862. He was wounded at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 10 May 1864 and captured at Sailor's Creek, VA on 6 April 1865.

References & notes

His service from Thomas M. Rankin's 22nd Battalion Virginia Infantry (1999). Personal details and his picture from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Louisa Cornelia Carr (1833-1904) in April 1857 and they had 9 children.


11/03/1832; King George County, VA


04/26/1888; burial in Yeocomico Episcopal Churchyard, Kinsale, VA