Blair Dabney Taylor of Virginia
Appointed from Virginia, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Army, 26 June 1875
Major, Surgeon, 31 May 1893
Lieutenant Colonel, Deputy Surgeon General, U. S. Army, 30 June 1902
He was an 1866 graduate of the Virginia MilitaryInstitute (VMI0 And served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Dr. Blair Dabney TAYLOR M.D.
15 Janurary 1848 – 29 October 1930
ID Number: I88273
RESIDENCE: Port Royal, Caroline and Campbell Counties, Virginia
Father: Edmund Pendleton TAYLOR C.S.A.
Mother: Susan Morris DABNEY
Blair Dabney Taylor was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute class of 1866 and fought at the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864. Later he became a physician and had a long career as a Union military doctor.
TAYLOR, BLAIR D
COLONEL US ARMY RETD
DATE OF DEATH: 10/28/1930
BURIED AT: SECTION S SITE 4149
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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