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Civil War Soldiers - Taliaferro
|TALIAFERRO, WILLIAM B., Virginia.
Colonel, Twenty-third Virginia Regiment Infantry, Provisional Army of
Virginia, May 1, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., March 4, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., January 1, 1865.
May 1, 1861, commanding post and troops at Gloucester Point, Va. June
1, 1861 , commanding Twenty-third Virginia Regiment Infantry and
commanding troops in engagement at Carrick's Ford, July 13, 1861.
August — , 1861, as colonel, commanding brigade composed of
Twenty-third, Thirty-seventh and Forty-fourth Virginia Regiments of
Infantry and Rogers' Battery of Artillery. December — , 1861, as
colonel, commanding brigade composed of Twenty-third and
Thirty-seventh Virginia, Third Arkansas and First Georgia Regiments.
March — , 1862. as brigadier general, commanding brigade composed of
Tenth, Twenty-third and Thirty-seventh Virginia Regiments, Army of the
Valley, under Major General T. J. Jackson. August — , 1862, brigade
composed of the Tenth, Twenty-third and Thirty-seventh Virginia and
Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Alabama Regiments. August 9, 1862, to
January — , 1863, commanding division composed of the "Stonewall
Brigade" and the brigades of Campbell and Stark. March — , 1863,
commanding District of Savannah, Ga. July — , 1863, commanding the
defenses and the troops on Morris Island, S. C. August — , 1863, in
command, on James Island, S. C., of forces consisting of Colquitt's
Georgia, Anderson's Georgia, and Hagood's South Carolina Brigades and
unattached troops. February — , 1864, commanding division in Florida
composed of Finegan's, Colquitt's, Wise's, and Page's Brigades. May —
, 1864, commanding the Seventh Military District, South Carolina.
December — , 1864, commanding District of South Carolina. January — ,
1865, commanding division composed of Elliott's, Rhett's and
Taliaferro, William Booth, born in Virginia, appointed at large
captain of infantry, February 23, 1847.
Eleventh Infantry, April 9, 1847.
Major of infantry, August 2, 1847.
Honorably mustered out August 26, 1848.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898