.Soldiers from Fort Knox paid tribute to President Zachary Taylor at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville Nov. 24 at 11 a.m.Each year, a U.S. military general or flag officer lays a wreath - provided by the White House - at the gravesite of each deceased former U.S. president on the anniversary of their respective births.Maj. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, commanding general of the 84th Training Command, hosted this year’s ceremony, and an honor cordon from his unit assisted with the wreath laying.Taylor, the nation's 12th president, grew up in Louisville before joining the Army in 1808. He was sworn into office in 1849 and served as president for 16 months before his death in 1850.For more photos of the ceremony, visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/fortknoxky/