Henry H Taylor (1841 - 1909)

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Birthplace: Galena, Jo Daviess, IL, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Henry H Taylor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Henry H. Taylor, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 June 1863, while serving with Company C, 45th Illinois Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sergeant Taylor was the first to plant the Union colors upon the enemy's works.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 1, 1863

Action Date: June 25, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company C

Division: 45th Illinois Infantry

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July 4, 1841
Galena, Jo Daviess, IL, USA
May 3, 1909
Age 67
Clay Center, Clay, KS, USA