Taylor, Nelson USA

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TAYLOR, Nelson USA


Born June 8 1821, South Norwalk CT
Died January 16 1894, South Norwalk CT
Pre-War Profession served in California during the Mexican war, politician, sheriff.
War Service July 1861 Col. of 72nd New York, commanded 2nd Bde/2nd Divn/III Corps in Peninsula campaign, commanded 2nd (Excelsior) Bde/2nd Divn/III Corps at Second Bull Run, September 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 2nd Divn/I Corps at Fredericksburg, resigned January 1863.
Post War Career US congressman, lawyer, city attorney.
 
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