How old was Zachary Taylor when he joined the army?
Zachary Taylor was 24 when he joined the army.
James Madison was his second cousin Had six children 5 girls, 1 boy Served in Army before becoming president 12th president Owned slaves Apart of the Confederates In appearance, Zachary Taylor was the most humble general the US Army ever had. He did not go in for a fancy uniform, and he was sometimes mistaken for a private. His nickname was "Old Rough and Ready."