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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Cornelius Madison Baker

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Giving his age as 18, from Clarendon County, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company K, 23rd South Carolina Infantry on 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records, as C.W. Baker, via the Historical Data Systems database. His death at Sharpsburg from the Rolls,1 as Cornelius M. Baker. Details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1844; Clarendon County, SC

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Co. K, 23rd Infantry  [AotW citation 23007]