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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Alexander H. Baker

(c. 1839 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 23, he enlisted as a Private in Company D, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 8 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and reported losing his ramrod there.

The rest of the War

He was wounded at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863 and was killed at Cold Harbor, VA on 4 June 1864.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog] for his research on Baker and his ramrod.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

06/04/1864; Cold Harbor, VA; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=7220  [AotW citation 26051]