Zachary Taylor

12th President: 1849-1850


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Birth: November 24, 1784 at Orange County, Virginia

Photographs of Taylor Birthplace - Orange County, Virginia

Death: July 9, 1850 at Washington, D.C.

Photographs of Taylor Gravesite - Louisville, Kentucky


White House biography

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The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore

Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor : Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest

The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor

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Opponent: Lewis Cass (D), Martin Van Buren (FS)


1848 Campaign and Election History

Taylor campaign memorabilia

Taylor campaign poster

Events during Taylor’s administration and lifetime

Outline of events during Taylor’s administration

Mexican War

First Lady and family

Margaret Taylor biography from the White House


Brian Tompsett’s US President genealogy page


Zachary Taylor page from C-SPAN

Taylor’s 1991 exhumation

The Mexican-American War web site

Zachary Taylor - Aztec Club


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Zachary Taylor Birthplace - Montebello - Orange County, Virginia

Springfield (Taylor home) – Louisville, Kentucky

Zachary Taylor Gravesite and Monument - Louisville, Kentucky

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery – Louisville, Kentucky

Taylor Bust at the Virginia State Capitol Rotunda – Richmond, Virginia


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Millard Fillmore page

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