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Maj George Taylor
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1816
Death: Dec. 24, 1853

From George W. Cullum's
Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
# 913
George Taylor: Artilleryman, served in the Second Seminole War, taught at the Academy, and fought in the Mexican War; drowned in the wreck of the steamship San Francisco which was transporting his regiment to California.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Emeline L. Everitt Taylor (1823 - 1853)
 
Inscription:
Major George Taylor
a gallant
and beloved officer of the
U.S. Army
Born
August 4, 1816
Emeline L. Taylor
Wife of Major Geo Taylor
and daughter of
Dr. S. B. & Ameila C. Everitt
Born
June 23, 1823
They were swept from the upper deck
of steamer
San Francsico
December 24, 1853
Nor even this hour shall want its charm
For side by side still fondly we'll keep,
And calmly in each others arms.
Together linked go down the deep.

 
Note: last lines hard to read
 
Burial:
Old Smithville Cemetery
Southport
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: B. Roberts
Record added: Dec 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32138961
Maj George Taylor
Added by: B. Roberts
 
Maj George Taylor
Added by: B. Roberts
 
Maj George Taylor
Added by: B. Roberts
 
 
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George Taylor was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1837; a brief career biography of him is therefore found in Cullum's Register of Graduates of the Military Academy, under #913. An online transcription of that entry is ava...(Read more)
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Sep. 8, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 4, 2010

- B. Roberts
 Added: Dec. 24, 2009
 
 
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