|Born||September 22, 1837|
|Died||February 16, 1912(aged 74)|
|Place of birth||England|
|Place of burial||Coventry, Rhode Island|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
United States Army|
|Unit||7th Rhode Island Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Globe Tavern|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Joseph Taylor (September 22, 1837 - February 16, 1912) was an English soldier who fought for the Union Army in the United States during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for valor.
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Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 7th Rhode Island Infantry. Place and date: At Weldon Railroad, VA., 18 August 1865. Entered service at:------. Birth: England. Date of Issue: 20 July 1897.
While acting as an orderly to a general officer on the field and alone, encountered a picket of 3 of the enemy and compelled their surrender.
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