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Federal (USV)

Private

Benjamin F. Baker

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Owen County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company H, 14th Indiana Infantry on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the back in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 27 September (or 22 October) 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Adjutant General.2

Death

09/27/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 120  [AotW citation 16224]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 285  [AotW citation 20600]