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Henry Harrison Taylor
Birth: Jul. 4, 1841
Galena
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 3, 1909
Kansas, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Galena, Illinois, he served as a Sergeant in Company C, 45th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. During the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, on June 25, 1863, Sergeant Taylor was the first to plant the colors of the Union Army on the Confederate fortifications at Fort Hill. For this heroic action in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on September 1, 1893. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John W. Taylor (1798 - 1877)
  Evelyn Temperence Stringfield Taylor (1805 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Marjory A Turner Taylor (1841 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Lavernia Temperance Taylor Sheldon (1867 - 1902)*
  Clayton C Taylor (1871 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Clay Center
Clay County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Addition 1, Block 8, Lot 16
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6403648
Henry Harrison Taylor
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Fort Hill at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Little do people know that was the very first time the Union Army tried to mine underneath the Confederate works; Petersburg, which seemed a hair brained scheme to General Meade only made sense to General Grant. Than...(Read more)
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