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

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