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Taylor, Josiah W.


Age: 30, credited to New Haven, VT
Unit(s): 11th NH INF
Service: SMG, 11th NH INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, d/dis 3/18/65, Kalorama Gnrl. Hosp. Washington, DC (smallpox)

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Birth: 11/01/1831, Exeter, NH
Death: 03/18/1865

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 13/09583
Gravestone photographer: Andrew Melcher
Findagrave Memorial #: 49323282

Cenotaph: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 40679680


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Dick Taylor
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


4th Great Grandfather of Michael Styckiewicz, Chicopee, MA

2nd Great Grandfather of Richard A. Taylor, Fincastle, VA

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Arlington National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph in Evergreen cemetery, New Haven, VT

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Josiah W. Taylor

Sergeant Major Josiah W. Taylor, 11th New Hampshire Infantry, in mufti and his son, Clarence, in his SUVCW uniform.
SGM Taylor was wounded in action at the Wilderness, 6 May 1864, and died of small pox in Kalorama Hospital, Washington, DC. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. A cenotaph to his memory is in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, VT, where his family moved to sometime after he died. Many of his descendants still live in the area.
Contributed by Dick Taylor.