Joseph Pannell Taylor

Joseph Pannell Taylor

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 29 Jun 1864 (aged 68)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Chapel Hill, Lot 563
Memorial ID 5886928 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was US Army officer and the brother of President Zachary Taylor. With the outbreak of the War of 1812, he enlisted in the US Army and rose to rank of 1st Lieutenant. Remaining in the Army after the war, he was promoted to Captain in 1825 and was appointed Assistant Commissary General of Subsistence in 1829. Promoted Major in 1838, he was again promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Commissary General of Subsistence on November 30, 1841. At the beginning of the Civil War, he was promoted Colonel of the 9th Infantry in September 1861 and commissioned Brigadier Commissary General of Subsistence on February 9, 1863. He was also the uncle to Confederate Lieutenant General Richard Taylor. He died of diarrhea and partial paralysis at age 68 in Washington, D.C. His son, Joseph Hancock Taylor, also served in the US Army as a Colonel.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5886928
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Pannell Taylor (4 May 1796–29 Jun 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5886928, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .