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Taylor, Joseph


Age: 22, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/7/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, pow 5/24/62, d/prison 7/2/62; originally buried Lynchburg

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Birth: abt 1839, Unknown
Death: 07/02/1862

Burial: Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, VA
Marker/Plot: 4609
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None


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Poplar Grove National Cemetery, VA

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1st Cavalry Deaths

Among the paroled prisoners recently arrived from the vicinity of Richmond were most of the Vermont cavalry prisoners. The following list of the Vermont cavalry prisoners who died at Lynchburg is given by a correspondent of the Burlington Times:

Joseph Taylor, private, Co. G, died July 1;
Langdon H. Nichols, corporal, Co. C, died July 29;
----- Reynolds, private, Co. G, died July 29;
----- Wickware, private, Co. G, died July 29;
Albert Kennerson, private, Co. D, died August 6;v Merrit Bessett, private, Co. F, died August 5.

Source: Bellows Falls Times, 26 Sep1862.
Courtesy of Deanna French