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Asher Clayton Taylor
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Asher Clayton Taylor of New York
Appointed from Wisconsin, Corporal and Sergeant and Sergeant Major, 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 25 April 1861 to 28 October 1864
First Lieutenant, 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 29 October 1864
Regimental Adjutant, 1 april to 18 July 1865
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 18 July 1865
Second Lieutenant, 15th United States Infantry, 16 October 1867
First Lieutenant, 25 August 1868
Unassigned, 12 August 1869
Assigned to the 2nd United States Artillery, 31 December 1870
Captain, 20 January 1879
Major, 4th United States Artillery, 18 June 1900
Artillery corps, 2 February 1901
Lieutenant Colonel, 21 February 1902

General Taylor was born in 1842, died in 1922 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Mary Jane Branigan, 1845-1931, is buried with him.


TAYLOR, ASHER C
BRIG/GEN USA RETD
DATE OF DEATH: 01/20/1922
BURIED AT: SECTION WW  SITE 761
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

TAYLOR, AMRY JANE W/O ASHER C
DATE OF DEATH: 01/20/1922
BURIED AT: SECTION W  SITE 751
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF AC TAYLOR, BRIG GEN USA RET


Posted: 13 July 2003  Updated: 10 September 2005 Updated: 16 August 2006

AC Taylor Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003