About Anthony Taylor
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Cavalry) Anthony Taylor, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 20 September 1863, while serving with Company A, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Chickamauga, Georgia. First Lieutenant Taylor held out to the last with a small force against the advance of superior numbers of the enemy.
General Orders: Date of Issue: December 4, 1893
Action Date: September 20, 1863
Rank: First Lieutenant
Company: Company A
Division: 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry