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Edward Poinsett TayloeRoster ID 441
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1851|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Edward Poinsett Tayloe, Class of 1851: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 3, 1831 in Powhatan, King George Co. Va. Father- Edward Thornton Tayloe; Mother- Mary Ogle. [probably a cousin] Pat. Grandfather- John Tayloe; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Ogle. Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Ogle; Mat. Grandmother- Anna Marian Cooke. Married- Louisa Cornelia Carr of Fauquier Co. Va. Children- 1- Edward Caldwell Tayloe; 2- Mary Louisa Tayloe Murphy who married Robert Murphy; 3- William Carr Tayloe; 4- Benjamin Ogle Tayloe; 5- Imogen Tayloe; 6- Harry Marbury Tayloe; 7- Lloyd Tayloe. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 20, 1848; Graduated- July 4, 1851 standing 8 in a class of 29. Civil War Record: Elected Captain of Co. B 47th Va. Infantry July 1, 1861; Promoted to Major May 1, 1862; Appointed Lt. Col of 22nd Va. Battalion March 19, 1863; In hospital in Richmond, Va. (dysentery) late 1863; Wounded in Action (right foot) May 1864; Captured April 6, 1865 at Sayler's Creek; Held at Johnson's Island, Ohio; Released on oath May 30, 1865. Careers: Farmer. Died- April 26, 1888 in Westmoreland Co. Va. Buried there in Yeocominco Cemetery.|