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Federal (USV)

Private

John Baker

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company C, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves on 13 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD, on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bates.2

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3181]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22751]