Pvt Newton J. Baker


Pvt Newton J. Baker

Death 12 Jan 1912 (aged 78)
Burial Coffee County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 15957859 View Source
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Baker, Newton J., Private
Company K., 37th. Alabama Vol. Infantry

Age at Enlistment: 29
Enlisted 17 March 1862 at Spring Hill AL
(also enlisted April 1862 at Milo AL);
Appears on Muster Roll of Company K dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL;
Appears on Pay Roll of Company K dated 30 June 1863 at Vicksburg MS;
Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863;

According to personal statement given in 1907, he "Reenlisted" in December 1863 at Dalton GA and "continued until close of War";
Paroled 1 May 1865 at Greensboro NC as a Private of Company K of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA;

Born 14 July 1833 in Macon County GA; Listed among those Confederate Soldiers Living in Coffee County GA in 1907 as residing at Victoria AL;

Gravemarker for "Baker, Newton J., Private, Co K, 37th Alabama Infantry, July 4, 1833-Jan 2, 1912" located in Victoria Cemetery, Victoria Community, Coffee County AL; Mentioned as living by T.J. Carlisle in 22 May 1902 editorial of WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "... Received one dollar each from Capt J C Kendrick, Co C, and N J Baker, Co K..."; Witnessed the Confederate Pension application of Elizabeth Boutwell, widow of W.C. Boutwell (Company K), along with J.P. Brinson (Company K)
b. July 4, 1833
d. Jan 2, 1912


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  • Maintained by: Larry Hammack
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 1 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15957859
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Newton J. Baker (4 Jul 1833–12 Jan 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15957859, citing Victoria Community Cemetery, Coffee County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Larry Hammack (contributor 47341546) .