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Confederate (CSV)


William G. Baker

(1839 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 26th Alabama Infantry on 3 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in both thighs in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed for 40 days in November 1862. He returned to duty but was discharged in Virginia in June 1864.

After the War

He lived in Bankston in Fayette County, AL.

References & notes

His service from Fincham's roster,1 sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000).


12/28/1839; Fayette County, AL


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_a.html  [AotW citation 25480]