(1839 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Battery Officer
Branch of Service: Artillery
The son of former Congressman Osmyn Baker, he was commissioned 2nd - then 1st Lieutenant in the Regular Army, 4th US Artillery, on 5 August 1861.
On the Campaign
Killed in action by artillery fire at Antietam on 17 September.
References & notes
More on the Web
A coastal defense battery at Ft. Totten, NY was named for him in 1903 (via FortWiki). It was active until 1945.
10/05/1839 in MA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, MA