Civil War Records of Daniel G. Taylor


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 26th MVI Private; enl. Sept. 7, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861 Sept. 26, 1862 Acton hoop maker age 25; discharged for disability Sept. 26, 1862, New Orleans, La.

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  58-59 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 26th MVI Dec. 7, 1863 Invalid 37 034 482 436    

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages (PDF*) 

Grand Army of the Republic



Date November 20, 1911
Place Winchester, Mass.
Age 75 years, 5 months, 14 days
Burial Lowell, Mass. (source: death certificate)
Survived by  

Additional Information

Daniel G. Taylor was born June 6, 1836 at Roxbury, Maine (source: pension file).

Daniel G. Taylor, age 14, is recorded as a resident of Roxbury, Oxford, Maine in the 1850 census, in the household (no. 11/11) of Abel W. Taylor and Naomi S. Taylor. Also in the household was 9 year old Simeon O. Taylor ("1850 United States Federal Census,"

Daniel Taylor, age 24, a farmer, is recorded in the 1860 census as a resident of Roxbury, Oxford, Maine, in the household (198/130) of Abil W. Taylor and Naomi Taylor, enumerated on June 15, 1860. Also in the household was 18 year old Simeon Taylor. Daniel G. Taylor, age 24, a Hoop Maker, is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census (dwelling no. 180), enumerated on August 4, 1860 ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

After the war, Daniel Taylor resided in Lowell (1863-1904) and Winchester (source: pension file).

Daniel Gale Taylor died November 20, 1911 at Winchester, Mass. (death certificate, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915 , vol. 1911/106, p. 28,"

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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