|Place of birth||Baltimore, Maryland|
|Place of burial||Soldiers Home National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
*Battle of Big Dry Wash
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Charles Taylor (1840 – August 3, 1899) was an American cavalry soldier and Medal of Honor recipient. He was cited for "gallantry in action" in the Battle of Big Dry Wash in the Arizona Territory in 1882, for which he received the Medal of Honor. Three other men, First Lieutenant Frank West, Second Lieutenant Thomas Cruse and Second Lieutenant George H. Morgan were also awarded Medals of Honor in this action.
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Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company D, 3d U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Big Dry Wash, Ariz., 17 July 1882. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Baltimore, Md. Date of issue: 16 December 1882.
Gallantry in action.
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References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Charles Taylor". Home of Heroes. http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/states/pages_pz/taylor_charles_dc.html. Retrieved 2009-04-17.
- "Medal of Honor recipients Indian Wars Period". Army Center of Military History. https://history.army.mil/html/moh/indianwars.html. Retrieved 2009-04-12.
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