ANC Website Top BANNER 2
Edward Taylor
irst Lieutenant, United States Army
Illinois State Flag
Born on April 6, 1869, he was serving with the 12th United States Infantry when he was killed in the Philippines Insurrection on December 26, 1899.

He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery among other family members.


Edward Taylor of Illinois
Appointed From Idaho, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 15 June 1889 (47) Second Lieutenant, 12th United States Infantry, 12 June 1893
First Lieutenant, 26 April 1898
Died 26 December 1899

TRAIN KILLS AN OFFICER
Runds Over Lieutenant Edward Taylor Near Bautista

WASHINGTON, December 29, 1899 - General Otis, at Manila,cabled the War Department today that First Lieutenant Edward Taylor, Twelfth Infantry, was run over by a train crossing theAgnoRivfer near Bautista, on the26th inst. and died in a few hours.

Lieutenant Taylor was born in Illinois, and was appointed to the Army from Idaho in June 1889.  He was graduated at the Military Academy and assigned to the Twelfth Infantry, with which heserved in South Dakota and Nebraska up to the timeof the outbreakof the Spanish-American War, when he accompanied the expedition against Santiago, Cuba.  At the close of the war, he rejoined his regiment and served in Kansas and Missouri until February 1899, when he accompanied his regiment to thePhilippines.

Webmaster: Michael Robert Patterson


TAYLOR, EDWARD
LIETU 12 US INF
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 12/26/1899
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION OFFR  SITE 313
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY




Updated: 13 January 2002  Updated: 28 March 2002 Updated: 25 July 2003  Updated: 6 May 2004 Updated: 26 November 2004  Updated: 29 July 2005
Updated: 13 August 2006 Updated: 24 August 2007 Updated: 16 October 2007
USMilitary Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Edward Taylor Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

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