James A. Taylor, Civil War Soldier


James A. Taylor
Born in Granby, Mass._Son of Milo A. Taylor,_by occupation a Student,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed 2nd Sergeant at the formation of the company.
Participated in all the movements of the regiment_Goldsboro expedition, at Plymouth, Trent Road reconnoissances, and Gum Swamp Expedition,_till the 22nd of June 1863. At that date he entered Hammond Hospital at Beaufort, N.C., and remained there until the 7th of July. On that day with other sick and convalescents started for Boston in the Steamer S.R. Spaulding, and arrived in Chicopee on the evening of the 11th, under orders to report on the arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service July 29th, 1863.


ca. 1861-1865


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“James A. Taylor, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 16, 2017, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2593.