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 Walter O. Taylor

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Walter O. Taylor

Birth
Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death
26 Jan 1931 (aged 76)
Rockland, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot
Lot 151
Memorial ID
91107731 View Source

In civilian life he was a horseshoer.

Enlisted in the 7th U.S. Cavalry on 22 November 1875.

He was in Donald McIntosh's Company G at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He was a blacksmith, but was in the fight that day. Company G was one of three companies that Marcus Reno lead across the Little Big Horn to attack the indian village. They were routed and had to make a hasty retreat back across and up a coulee to what is now known as Reno Hill where they fended off the indians until Gen. Terry arrived, with the companies of Reno, Benteen and Weir.

In civilian life he was a horseshoer.

Enlisted in the 7th U.S. Cavalry on 22 November 1875.

He was in Donald McIntosh's Company G at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He was a blacksmith, but was in the fight that day. Company G was one of three companies that Marcus Reno lead across the Little Big Horn to attack the indian village. They were routed and had to make a hasty retreat back across and up a coulee to what is now known as Reno Hill where they fended off the indians until Gen. Terry arrived, with the companies of Reno, Benteen and Weir.


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