South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1883|
Father: Alpheus Baker, Sr.
Mother: Eliza [maiden name unknown]
1850 - Lived, Early Co., GA
1854 - M.D. degree, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
01/07/1858 - Married, Elizabeth Hanson "Lizzie" Black (she died in 1864)
1860 - Practiced medicine, Eastern Division, Eufaula, Barbour Co., AL
04/16/1862 - Surgeon, Alabama Hospital No. 2, Richmond, VA
04/17/1862 - “The following medical officers will proceed without delay to Yorktown, Va., and report for duty to Major-General Magruder, commanding Army of [the] Peninsula:..Surgeons O. F. Munson, Paul DeL. Baker.” [S.O. 88/14]
05/26/1862 - Surgeon-in-charge, Second Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA [Richmond Dispatch, p. 2]
07/00/1862 - Surgeon-in-charge, 2nd Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA
07/19/1862 - Appointed Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from 04/16/1862
09/21/1862 - Surgeon-in-charge, 2nd Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA
09/26/1862 - Confirmed as Surgeon by the Confederate States Senate
10/21/1862 - Surgeon-in-charge, 2nd Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA [signed receipt for supplies and the balance due to the 2nd Alabama Hospital Fund]
11/22/1862 - Granted 30 day furlough
12/31/1862 - "Had not reported for duty"
01/00/1863 - Surgeon, 2nd Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA
02/26/1863 - Surgeon-in-charge, Alabama Hospital No. 2, Richmond, VA
07/02/1863 - Surgeon-in-charge, 2nd Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA
07/08/1863 - “Surgeon Paul DeLacy Baker is relieved from duty in this city, and will report to Surgeon L. Guild, medical director, &c., for assignment to duty.” [S.O. 161/3]
07/09/1863 - "The 2nd and 3rd Alabama Hospitals [Richmond, VA] were converted into one hospital to be known as 'The Alabama Hospital' with the '3rd' constituting the 1st Division and the '2nd' constituting the 2nd Division.."
by order of Medical Director William Allen Carrington
08/01/1863 - “Paragraph III, Special orders No. 161, current series, relating to Surgeon Paul DeLacey [Paul DeLacy] Baker is hereby revoked.” [S.O. 182/3]
08/00/1863 - Surgeon, 2nd Division, Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA
09/08/1863 - Was examined by a Confederate Army medical board in the Alabama Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, James M. Holloway, Senior Surgeon, Board of Examiners, and found to be suffering from "nightly attacks of asthma - great debility and marasmus from loss of sleep - and functional disturbance of the Heart resulting from the least exertion. He will not be able to resume his duties in a less period than sixty days and a change of climate is necessary for his recovery & his life or convalescence will not be endangered by removal - We therefore recommend a leave of absence."
09/24/1863 - The 2nd Division of the "Alabama Hospital", Richmond, Virginia, was closed but Surgeon Baker was retained in the remainder of the "Alabama Hospital", Richmond, Virginia, by order of Medical Director William Allen Carrington
10/12/1863 - “Leave of absence for the time annexed to their respective names is granted the following-named officers: Surgeon Paul De Lacy Baker, Provisional Army Confederate States, sixty days.” [S.O. 242/19]
12/09/1863 - On leave of absence
12/18/1863 - Returned from leave of absence to the Alabama Hospital, Richmond, VA
01/02/1864 - “Surgeon Paul DeS. Baker is relieved from his present duty, and will report without delay to medical director at Mobile, Ala., for assignment to hospital duty in Eufaula, Ala.” [S.O. 1/15]
02/00/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge, Eufaula Hospital, Eufaula, AL
03/28/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge, Convalescent Hospital, Eufaula, AL (Circular No. 4, Medical Director's Office, Richmond, VA)
07/29/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge, Eufaula Hospital, Eufaula, AL
08/18/1864 - Surgeon, 1st Division and 2nd Division Gen. Hospital, Eufaula, AL
08/19/1864 - Surgeon, 4th Division Gen. Hospital, Eufaula, AL
09/23/1864 - Surgeon, Hospital, Eufaula, AL
09/29/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge, Eufaula Hospital, Eufaula, AL
11/00/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge, Shorter Hospital, Eufaula, AL
12/01/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge, Shorter Hospital, Eufaula, AL
01/04/1865 - Surgeon-in-charge, Hospital, Eufaula, AL
02/00/1865 - Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Eufaula, AL
1870 - Practiced medicine, 3rd Ward, Eufaula, Barbour Co., AL
1874 - Practiced medicine, Eufaula, Barbour Co., AL
~1875 - Married, Sarah "Sally" Boler (she died in 1884)
1880 - Practiced medicine, Beat #5, Eufaula, Barbour Co., AL (lived with his second wife, Sally)
1880 - Attended the Huntsville [AL] session of the Medical Association of Alabama
1881 - President , Barbour County [AL] Medical Society
04/11/1882 - Senior Counselor, Medical Association of the State of Alabama
1883 - Barbour County [AL] Health Officer
07/05/1883 - Died at his residence, Eufaula, Barbour Co., AL
Note: Dr. Paul DeLacy Baker was the brother of Confederate General Alpheus Baker.
Mike Davis, Cynthia Davis, and Bob Krick provided input to this biography.
This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
09/22/2014. Unpublished database.
Sarah Boler Baker (____ - 1884)*
Note: Old CSA Headstone
Plot: Section 276
Maintained by: bioengineer
Originally Created by: DAVIS1889
Record added: Sep 10, 2011
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