Gen. Nelson Taylor. Gen. Nelson Taylor died in South Nor- walk, Conn., yesterday afternoon. He was seventy-three years old. Death was caused by pneumonia. Gen. Taylor was born in Norwalk. While a young man he came to this city, where he enlisted in the United States Army. He was a Captain in the First New-York In- fantry, commanded by Col. Stevenson, which was sent to California in 1846, just before the outbreak of the Mexican war. After California was annexed he remained there in business, and was elected State Senator. He returned to this city just be- fore the civil war. When war was declared he was commis- sioned Colonel of the Seventy-second New- York Infantry, and on Sept. 7, 1862, was commissioned Brigadier General of volun- teers. He resigned Jan. 19, 1863. In 1864 he was a member of Congress from New-York. For the past twelve years he has been a resident of Norwalk and was largely identi- fied with its interests.