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Taliaferro, William Booth

Taliaferro, William Booth
Historical Note
William Booth Taliaferro was a graduate of the College of William and Mary who studied law at Harvard. He fought in the Mexican War. Taliaferro served in the Virginia House of Delegates. During the Civil War, he served under Jackson in the Valley in early 1862. He commanded Jackson's division at Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas and Fredericksburg. He served at Fort Wagner, James Island and in Florida and Georgia. After the Civil War, he again served in the legislature; was a judge; and was on the Board of Visitors of William and Mary (1870-1898), serving as Rector (1890-1892) and board president (1892-1898). Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: [url=http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/William Booth Taliaferro]http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/William Booth Taliaferro[/url]

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Records or Manuscript Collections
University Archives Bound Volumes Collection, 1739-1993
William Booth Taliaferro Papers, 1811-1954