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Harry Taylor
Birth: Jun. 26, 1862
Tilton
Belknap County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1930
District Of Columbia, USA

United States Army General. Upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1884, he joined the Army Corps of Engineers. From 1891 to 1900, he served on various projects, including East Coast defenses and the Columbia River project. In the Philippines, he supervised all fortification work there in 1904 to 1905 and was district engineer in New London, Connecticut, 1906 to 1911. In 1916, at the rank of Colonel he was Assistant Chief of Engineers in charge of the River and Harbor Division. At the start of America's participation in World War I, he was promoted Brigadier General and sailed for France as Chief Engineer Officer, American Expeditionary Force. In this capacity he supervised the construction of railways, barracks, wharves, and shelters throughout France for the entire war. For his war service he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal and the French Legend of Honor. On June 19, 1921, he was appointed Major General, Chief of Army Corps of Engineers and remained in post until retiring in 1926. The transport ship USS General Harry Taylor(AP-145), was named in his honor on October 10, 1943. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Adele Yates Taylor (1876 - 1958)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: SECTION 6 SITE 8580
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Mar 27, 2006
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Harry Taylor
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Harry Taylor
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
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- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
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