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Jacob E. Taylor
Birth: Sep. 1, 1820
Uniontown
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1896
Knoxville
Marion County
Iowa, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. When the Civil War broke out, Taylor joined the 2nd Ohio Infantry as a 1st lieutenant. His leadership skills were recognized and he was named a colonel in the newly formed 30th Ohio Infantry in late 1861. His service in West Virginia was cut short when he was called to Columbus to help form the 40th Ohio Infantry. He led that unit in the Nashville, Chattanooga and Atlanta campaigns. On March 4, 1865, he organized the 188th Ohio Infantry Regiment which did provost duty in central Tennessee for the remainder of the war. The 188th served in Murfreesboro, Tullahoma, and Nashville until it was mustered out of service on September 28, 1865. Taylor was made a brevet brigadier general on March 13, 1865 in recognition of "gallant and meritorious services during the war." (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth A. McCleary Taylor (1830 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Hattie M. Taylor Reaver (1860 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Knoxville
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 13A, Lot 32
 
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Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: May 03, 2010
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Jacob E. Taylor
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Jacob E. Taylor
Added by: Thomas Fisher
 
Jacob E. Taylor
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Thank you for your service to the USA.
- GJOT
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013

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 Added: Aug. 24, 2013
Thank You, Sir!!
- LaDene
 Added: Sep. 1, 2010
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