|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1862|
|Death: ||May 19, 1927|
Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Coxswain on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Baker set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899.
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Swan Lake Cemetery
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God bless you on your birthday and always. Rest in Peace.|
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SPANISH AMERICAN WAR - You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!|
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