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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
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.


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  • Created by: charlott jones
  • Added: 31 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91107731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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) .