Nelson Taylor

Nelson Taylor

Birth
South Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 16 Jan 1894 (aged 72)
South Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 22, Lot 42, Grave 5
Memorial ID 6902302 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1860 and opened a law practice in New York City. At the start of the Civil War, he was commissioned Colonel of the 32nd Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, in July 1861. Promoted Brigadier General in September 1862, he resigned from the service in January 1863 and resumed legal practice. In 1865, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress, serving until 1867. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he moved to South Norwalk, Connecticut in 1869 and served as City Attorney.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 2 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6902302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nelson Taylor (8 Jun 1821–16 Jan 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6902302, citing Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .