Thomas G. Baylor – Colonel, United States Army

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Born in Virginia on March 4, 1837 and graduated from West Point on July 1, 1857, He died on September 15, 1890 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His stone there reads:

“Bore distinguished part in the Civil War as Chief Ordnance Officer of the Army of the Cumberland and the Military District of Mississippi on the staff of General Sherman.

“Erected by his friends as a tribute of their
affection and esteem.”


Colonel Thomas Gregory Baylor

Born in Virginia March 4, 1837
Died September 15, 1890

Cadet U. S. Military Academy 1853-57
Graduated from USMA as No. 1766, Class of 1857

  • Second Lieutenant (Brevet) July 1, 1857
  • Second Lieutenant January 25, 1861
  • First Lieutenant February 1, 1861
  • Captain March 3, 1863
  • Major March 7, 1867
  • Lieutenant Colonel May 29, 1879
  • Colonel December 4, 1882

Served with the Ordnance Corps


BAYLOR, T G

  • United States Army
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/15/1890
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 9-0
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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