About John McLean Taylor
Name: John McLean Taylor Occupation: US Army Officer Age at enlistment: 26 Enlistment Date: 10 Jan 1855 Rank at enlistment: 1st Lieut State Served: Regular Army Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 01 Oct 1855. Commissioned an officer in the Regular Army 2nd Light Artillery Regiment on 01 Oct 1855. Mustered out on 11 May 1861. Commissioned an officer in the Regular Army Commissary Dept Infantry Regiment on 11 May 1861. Promoted to Full Captain on 11 May 1861. Promoted to Full Lt Colonel on 20 Aug 1862. Promoted to Full Major on 09 Feb 1863. Promoted to Brevet Lt Colonel on 13 Mar 1865. Promoted to Brevet Colonel on 13 Mar 1865. Promoted to Brevet Brig-General on 03 Mar 1869.
Birth Date: 21 Nov 1828 Death Date: 21 Nov 1875 Death Place: Baltimore, MD Sources: Index to Compiled Military Service Records Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903 Brevet Brigadier Generals in Blue