About Walker Baylor
Served as lieutenant of the Third Continental Dragoons, 1777, and rose to the rank of captain.
Capt. Walker Baylor commanded George Washington's Life Guard in the Third Continental Division at the battle of Germantown.
Disabled at Germantown when a bullet shattered his foot
progenitor of the Baylor families of Kentucky and Texas
REVOLUTIONARY WAR DISABILITY AFFIDAVIT - WALKER BAYLOR
Baylor, Walker Pen 21 1786-1789
Captain--3rd Regt Light Dragoons
Caroline County Brother John
I do, with the advice of council, hereby certify that, Walker Baylor, about
26 years of age, late a captain in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons, appears
to have been disabled in such a manner while in the service of The United States
as to entitle him to the sum of forty five pounds yearly; which allowance
accordingly made him, to commence on the first day of January 1786. Given under
my hand this 27th day of November 1786.
It is hereby certified that Walker Baylor was a captain in the 3rd Regiment of
Light Dragoons and was wounded by a cannon ball at the Battle of German Town
having been in the service of the United States. November 27 1786
Received of Benj. Taylor deputy for W. Taylor of Caroline twenty two pounds ten
shillings in part of the within.
Capt. Walker Baylor's Timeline
October 13, 1762
New Market, Virginia, United States
Virginia, United States
January 5, 1785
May 5, 1793
Kentucky, United States
September 14, 1822
Paris, Kentucky, United States