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Walter O. Taylor

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




  • Created by: charlott jones
  • Added: 31 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91107731
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter O. Taylor (5 Jul 1854–26 Jan 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91107731, citing Northville Cemetery, East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by charlott jones (contributor 47003358) .