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James William Baker
Birth: Jan. 17, 1834
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1928
Boissevain
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA

Co. D 13th Va. Inf. CSA

Sargeant James William Baker served the full four years of the Civil War with the Confederate army and was wounded in 1864. He was at Appomattox, Virginia, when Lee surrendered. He was said to have been a personal friend of the commander-in-chief of the confederate army and of General Stonewall Jackson.

He enlisted in June 1861 at Harpers Ferry and served under Colonel Terrill and Captain Hibbs. He fought in the Wilderness Campaign and in the Battle of Gettysburg.

He was a historian of note and wrote interesting articles which were published in magazines and newspapers throughout Tazewell county.

James married Fannie Ellis Baker, his first cousin. They were both school teachers in Tazewell County, Virginia for many years. 
 
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 Children:
  Dudley Davis Baker (1862 - 1922)*
  Francis Baker (1868 - 1926)*
  Mildred Thompson Baker (1871 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jeffersonville Cemetery
Tazewell
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Stephen Moody
Record added: May 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10912528
James William Baker
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James William Baker
Added by: Stephen Moody
 
James William Baker
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