Henry H. Taylor
|Henry H. Taylor|
July 4, 1841|
|Died||May 3, 1909(aged 67)|
|Buried||Clay Centre, Kansas|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company C, 45th Illinois Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Sergeant Henry H. Taylor (July 4, 1841 – May 3, 1909) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Clark received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Vicksburg in Mississippi on June 25 1863. He was honored with the award on 1 September 1893.
Taylor was born in Galena, Illinois on July 4, 1841. He enlisted into the 45th Illinois Infantry C Company, entering service in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois. He died on May 3, 1909 and he is buried in Clay Centre, Kansas.