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Confederate (CSV)


John B. Baker

(1842 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted on 15 April 1861 in the Goldsboro Rifles, which later became Company A, 27th North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was with his Company through the War until captured in operations on the (Weldon?) railroad near Petersburg, VA in March 1865. He was a prisoner at Hart's Island, NY until the end of the War.

After the War

He lived the rest of his life in Wayne County except for a two year period in Texas.

References & notes

Biographical information and his presence at Sharpsburg from the Military History1.


1842; Wayne County, NC


1   Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4, pg. 370  [AotW citation 10093]