Lieut William Lawrence Baker


Lieut William Lawrence Baker

Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Sep 1862 (aged 22)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 27681856 View Source
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Son of Osmyn & Cornelia R. Baker

Battery Baker (1900-1920, 1904-1945) - Battery Baker was a reinforced concrete, Endicott Period 3" coastal gun battery on Fort Totten, New York. The battery was named in General Order #78, on 25 May 1903, after 1st Lt. William L. Baker, 4th U.S. Artillery, who was killed 17 Sep 1862 at the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, during the U.S. Civil War. (Member #46961246)

On right side of Osmyn Baker stele, signed at bottom J.G. Batterson, Hartford, Connecticut

William has a cenotaph on his mother Cornelia's marker in
Winsted Old Burying Ground

Family Members

Siblings Half Siblings


Osmyn Baker/Born/May 18 1800/Died/Feb. 9 1875//
Elizabeth O Baker/Daughter of/Osmyn & Elizabeth Olmsted/Baker/1833–1912//
Lieut William L Baker/U S A/Son of Osmyn & Cornelia R/Baker/Born Oct 5 1839/
Fell in the Battle of Antietam/Sept 17 1862/J G Batterson/Hartford Connecticut


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  • Created by: P.K. Magruder
  • Added: 19 Jun 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 27681856
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut William Lawrence Baker (5 Oct 1839–17 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 27681856, citing Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by P.K. Magruder (contributor 47017377) .