Historical Rosters Database
Samuel TaylorRoster ID 903
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1870|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Samuel Taylor, Class of 1870: Genealogy: Born- April 8, 1848 in Richmond, Va. Father- William F. Taylor of Lynchburg, Va.; Mother- Elizabeth Skyren Temple. Pat. Grandfather- Samuel Taylor of Chesterfield Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Emily Fowler. Mat. Grandfather- Robert Temple; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Moore Skyren. Married- Mattie Robbins on Oct. 28, 1875. Children- 1- William J. Taylor; 2- Samuel R. Taylor; 3- Franklin E. Taylor; 4- Mildred Glover Taylor; 5- Pattie Taylor; 6- Elise Temple Taylor. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 2, 1865; Repeated 4th Class (Freshman) year; Graduated July 4, 1870 ranking 32nd in a class of 52. Military Record: Enlisted June 23, 1863 in Richmond, Va. as Private in Co. G, 3rd Va. Local Defense Troops; Elected 2nd Lieut. July 27, 1864; Resigned Dec. 30, 1864 to enter VMI. Served with VMI Corps of Cadets in trenches in Richmond, Va. until the Corps disbanded April 2, 1865. Careers: Asst. Quarter Master at VMI 1870-71; Telephone Service. Died- June 3, 1914 in St. Louis, Mo.|