Thomas Taylor, Civil War Soldier


Thomas Taylor

Born in Ireland, ___ Son of John Taylor, ___ by occupation a blacksmith, ___ Married, ___ at the age of 41 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, mass. Vols. Company G. Mustered into service September 20th 1861 at Springfield, Mass.
Served in all the movements of the regiments up to the 14th day of March, 1862. At that date the Battle of Newbern occurred, and Taylor was wounded in the left fore-arm while in the act of loading his gun. ___ Was carried to hospital at Newbern and there remained about a month. From there he was furloughed, and came to Chicopee; and after some four months was discharged from the service.
He died November 29th 1862 at Chicopee, and his body was buried in the Catholic Cemetery.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Thomas Taylor, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 17, 2017,