Taylor, George M.
Age: 22, credited to Grafton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 2/20/62, m/i 2/24/62, Pvt, Co. F, 1st VT CAV, pow, Ashland, 6/1/64, Andersonville, prld 12/10/64, m/o 3/17/65
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Birth: 05/18/1839, Brattleboro, VT
Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 121615321
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/1/1879; widow Marcia a., 4/10/1909, DC
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this soldier was removed from the Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC and buried at this location 6/15/1909. The Congressional Cemetery interment records list George Myron Taylor, died 4/1/1909, in Site 68 Section 1 vaults.
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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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George M. Taylor
2 Apr 1909
G.M. TAYLOR DEAD - Was the Messenger to the Finance Committee of the Senate.
George M. Taylor, messenger o the finance committee of the Senate, and one of the best known employees about the Capitol, died suddenly yesterday at his home, 218 A street southeast. The cause of his death was heart failure. He was 71 years old.
Funeral services will be held at Mr. Taylor's late residence tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock. The interment will take place later in Brattleboro, Vt., which was Mr. Taylor's home.
Mr. Taylor served in the Vermont cavalry during the civil war, and was at one time captured by Mosby's men and was in Libbey prison and Andersonville for nearly a year. He went back to Vermont after the war and became head of the tuning department of the Estey Organ Company. In 1876 he was appointed messenger to the Senate finance committee by Senator Morrill, of Vermont.
He is survived by his wife and a sister, who live in Vermont.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.