TAYLOR, HENRY H. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 45th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date:   At Vicksburg, Miss., 25 June 1863.

Entered service at:   Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill.

Birth:   Jo Daviess County, Ill. Date of issue: 1 September 1893.

Citation:   Was the first to plant the Union colors upon the enemy's works.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)