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Federal (USV)

Private

John Baker

(c. 1827 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 35 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 69th New York Infantry on 6 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg (fibula) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability at Camp Convalescent (VA?) on 28 January 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service details from the Roster.2

Birth

c. 1827

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 121  [AotW citation 16232]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 8  [AotW citation 17960]