★  Taylor, Joseph Pannell

Joseph Pannell Taylor
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Born:
May 4, 1796

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

Father: Colonel Richard Lee Taylor 1744 – 1829
(Buried: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky)​

Mother: Sarah Dabney Strother 1760 – 1822
(Buried: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky)​

Famous Brother: President Zachary Taylor 1784 – 1850
(Buried: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky)​

Famous Nephew: CSA Lt. General Richard Taylor 1826 – 1879
(Buried: Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana)​

Wife: Eveline Aurilla McLean 1809 – 1887
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​

Children:
Brig. General John McLean Taylor 1828 – 1875​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Sarah Rebecca Taylor Jones 1831 – 1917​
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia)​
Richard Lee Taylor 1833 – 1836​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Lt. Colonel Joseph Hancock Taylor 1836 – 1885​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Belle Taylor Clarke 1838 – 1936​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Elizabeth Lee Taylor 1847 – 1848​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
William Bliss Taylor 1853 – 1871​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​

Occupation before War:

1813: 3rd Lt. in the United States Army​
1813 – 1814: 2nd Lt. in the United States Army​
1814 – 1815: 1st Lt. in the United States Army​
1815: Discharged from United States Army on June 15th
1816 – 1817: 2nd Lt. in United States Army​
1817 – 1825: 1st Lt. in United States Army​
1825 – 1829: Captain in United States Army​
1829 – 1838: Captain & Assistant Commissary Officer in U.S. Army​
1838 – 1841: Major & Assistant Commissary Officer in U.S. Army​
1841 – 1861: Lt. Colonel & Assistant Commissary Officer in U.S. Army​
Served as Chief Commissary Officer during the Mexican War​
1848: Brevetted to the Rank of Colonel in the United States Army​
Assisted Commander John Gardner in getting provisions Fort Moultrie​

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Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: Colonel Commissary General of Subsistence U.S. Army​

1863 – 1864: Brigadier General and Commissary General U.S. Army​

Died: June 29, 1864

Place of Death: Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Diarrhea and partial paralysis

Age at time of Death: 68 years old

Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
 
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Some of his famous relatives are mentioned, but he was also a brother-in-law to General Nathaniel McLean of the U..S. Volunteers. And his daughter Sarah was married to Confederate General David Rumph Jones.
 
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