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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1869

Vol. III

(Born D. C.)

Daniel M. Taylor

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1865, to June 15, 1869, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 15, 1869.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., July 31, 1869, to Oct., 1869; conducting Recruits to Ft. Sully, Dak., Nov. 15 to Dec. 16, 1869; on leave of absence, Jan. 24 to Mar. 2, 1870; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Oct. 31, 1870, to Aug., 1872; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Professor of French, Aug. 28, 1872, to Jan. 19, 1876, — and Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, Apr. 2 to Aug. 29, 1874; as Assistant

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Nov. 1, 1874)

Ordnance Officer at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Feb. 15, 1876, to Aug. 6, 1878 (leave of absence, June 24 to Aug. 26, 1876); as Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Missouri, and in command of Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Ordnance Depot, Aug. 7, 1878 (leave of absence, Aug. 11 to Sep. 27,

(Captain, Ordnance, June 1, 1881)

1878, and absent in Europe on professional duty, May 21 to Sep. 15, 1882), to Oct. 24, 1883; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Pope, June 18, 1881 (Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, Division of the Pacific and Department of California, Sep. 26 to Dec. 9, 1885), to Mar. 16, 1886; on Special duty in the Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, D. C., Apr. 1, 1886 (temporarily detached in Office of Secretary of War), to –––––; and as Recorder of the Board of Ordnance and Fortifications, Dec. 14, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Daniel Morgan Taylor)

Military History. — In Washington, D. C., on special duty under Secretary of War; in charge of Military Information Division; in charge of matters relating to the militia, and as Recorder of Board of Ordnance and Fortification, from 1890 to May, 1892; as Assistant at Springfield Armory, Mas., from May, 1892 to Oct., 1895; in command of Augusta  p187 Arsenal, Ga., from Oct., 1895 to Jun. 1, 1898; as Assistant at Springfield Armory, Mas., from June 1, 1898 to ––––

(Major, Ordnance, July 7, 1898)

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Assistant at Springfield Armory, Mass., from June 1, 1898 to June, 1899. — At Kennebec Arsenal, Me., June 7, 1899 to July 8, 1901. — On leave of absence for 28 days to take effect after April 30, and to conclude before May 31, 1900. — Ordered to Newport, R. I., to deliver a lecture before the Naval War College on Aug. 20, 1900, upon the subject of "Military Questions of the Great Lakes." — Sick leave of absence for 21 days, Nov. 22, 1900 to Dec. 13, 1900. — At Watertown  p157 Arsenal, Mass., Oct. 12, 1901 to Dec. 10, 1901. — at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., (on leave of absence for 10 days) Jan. 4, 1902 to March 6, 1903. — At San Antonio Arsenal, Tex., March 31, 1903 to July 1, 1903. — Ordnance Officer, Department of Texas, 1903. — Member of an Army Retiring Board at San Antonio, Texas, 1903. — At Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y.,º July 13, 1903 to March 31, 1905. — Member of the Board for testing rifled cannon, 1903.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance, Jan. 19, 1904)

— Member of Examining Board to examine officers for promotion, 1904. — On leave of absence for one month and 7 days to take effect Feb. 7, 1905, with permission to go beyond sea. — Above leave changed to sick leave on surgeon's certificate of disability and extended to include March 31, 1905. — Leave of absence changed to sick leave and extended four months on surgeon's certificate of disability. — Relieved from duty with the Board for testing rifled cannon, to take effect July 1, 1905. — The extension of leave for 4 months further extended for 2 months on account of sickness. — Ordered to report at the expiration of leave of absence to the Commanding General, Department of the Lakes, for duty as Chief Ordnance Officer; reported for this duty Oct. 9, 1905. — Appointed member of an Army Retiring Board, June 8, 1906.

(Colonel of Ordnance, Nov. 12, 1906)

— Granted 4 months leave of absence to take effect some time in May, 1907.

Died March 21, 1907, at Augusta, Ga.: Aged 60.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

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