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Baker, Freeman

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/2/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, kia, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1841, Morristown, VT
Death: 09/29/1864

Burial: Fort Harrison National Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Eliza R., 6/16/1875; father Arael?, 3/29/1883
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Fort Harrison National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

Ninth Regiment
Headquarters, 9th Vt. Vols.
Chapinís Farm, Va., Oct. 2nd, 1864
Peter T. Washburn,
Adjít. And Insp. General:

Sir: - I have the honor to forward the following list of casualties in the 9th Vermont Regiment, Sept. 29th and 30th, 1864. A full report will be forwarded as soon as possible.

KILLED
Freeman Baker, Co. H, Morristown

Source: Vermont Journal, October 15, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.