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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Taylor, William Rogers 1811-1889 (search)
Taylor, William Rogers 1811-1889 Naval officer; born in Newport, R. I., Nov. 7, 1811; son of Capt. William Vigeron Taylor; entered the navy in 1828; he was engaged on the Mexican coast during the war (1846-48), and in the Atlantic blockading squadron in 1862-63; was flag-captain in operations against Forts Wagner and Sumter in 1863; and was in the North Atlantic blockading squadron in 1864-65, engaging in both attacks on Fort Fisher. In 1871 he was promoted rear-admiral; in 1873 was retired. He died in Washington, D. C., April 14, 1889.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Taylor, William Vigeron 1781-1858 (search)
Taylor, William Vigeron 1781-1858 Naval officer; born in Newport, R. I., in 1781; having been for some time in the merchantmarine service, was appointed sailingmaster in the navy in April, 1813, and ably assisted in fitting out Perry's fleet at Erie. He navigated Perry's flag-ship (Lawrence) into and during the battle. His last service was on a cruise in the Pacific, in command of the Ohio, seventy-four guns, in 1847. He died in Newport, R. I., Feb. 11, 1858. Taylor, Zachary Taylor, William Vigeron 1781-1858 Naval officer; born in Newport, R. I., in 1781; having been for some time in the merchantmarine service, was appointed sailingmaster in the navy in April, 1813, and ably assisted in fitting out Perry's fleet at Erie. He navigated Perry's flag-ship (Lawrence) into and during the battle. His last service was on a cruise in the Pacific, in command of the Ohio, seventy-four guns, in 1847. He died in Newport, R. I., Feb. 11, 1858. Taylor, Zachary