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Sgt John Douglas Baird
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1841
Death: Jan. 11, 1902

1st Company Richmond Howitzers - CSA

He matriculated from Richmond to VMI and stayed three years. In the Spring of 1861, he was Artillery Drillmaster at Richmond. He became a member of Anderson's Company of Virginia Light Artillery. After being often absent, sick, he was discharged for chronic rheumatism. He then was employed at Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works, while volunteering with the Second Virginia Local Defense Troops as a sergeant. He was captured at Grove Hill on 6 April 1865 and held at Point Lookout until taking the oath and being released on 23 June 1865. 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section V Lot 18 1/2
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44952361
Sgt John Douglas Baird
Added by: George Seitz
 
 
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Rest In Peace
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2013
Class of 1862
- George Seitz
 Added: Nov. 30, 2009
 
 
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