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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1842

Vol. II
p148
1160

(Born Ct.)

Charles T. Baker1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Charles Taintor Baker: Born Apr. 13, 1822, Windham, CT.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1837, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1842.

Served: in the Florida War, 1842; in garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 1842‑43, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843‑44; on frontier duty at

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Mar. 30, 1844)

Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844, — and Ft. Towson, I. T., 1844‑45; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, June 19, 1845, to Aug. 15, 1851.

First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Aug. 15, 1851.

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1851.

Civil History. — Farmer, Windham, Ct., 1867‑81.

Died, Feb. 28, 1881, at New York city: Aged 60.

Buried, Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, CT.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Colonel Rufus L. Baker, of the Ordnance Corps.


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