Leander W Taylor


DeathNov. 25, 1941
CemeteryForest Lawn (Omaha)
PostKeyes (Lebanon)
Unit90th Ohio Infantry, Company C

Private Leander W Taylor

Company C, 90th Ohio Infantry

Taylor was born in Ohio in 1844. He enlisted and mustered into the regiment on January 19, 1864. Taylor served about 1 year and 9 months. He was discharged on October 3, 1865 at Victoria, Texas.

He joined the regiment in early 1864 and was involved in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Battle of Peach Tree Creek (GA) (July 19-20, 1864).

Battle of Franklin (TN) (November 30, 1864).

Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).

Taylor died on November 25, 1941 at the age of 97 years. He is buried in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Taylor was a member of the Keyes Post (#297) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lebanon, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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