Frank Taylor of Iowa
Private and Sergeant, General Service, 24 October 1860 to 1 April 1863
Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Infantry, 29 October 1867
Unassigned 17 April 1869
Assigned to the 14th United States Infantry, 31 July 1869
First Lieutenant, 25 February 1876
Captain, 23 March 1892
Transferred to the 8th United States Infantry, 17 April 1900
Major, 14th United States Infantry, 9 October 1900
Frank Taylor (1842-1920) subsequently attained the rank of Brigadier General, United States Army. On his death, he was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Laura Virginia Beardsley Taylor (1842-1913) is buried with him.
Brigadier General Frank Taylor (1842-1920)
He was born in Calais (France) April 29th, 1842
Died May 20th, 1920
Educated in France and England.
Promoted Lieutenant Colonel August 13, 1903
Promoted Brigadier General April 9, 1905
Retired April 10, 1905
Served with 19th Infantry Regiment 1903-05
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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