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 James Heaton Baker

James Heaton Baker

Birth
Monroe, Butler County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 May 1913 (aged 84)
Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section 1-A, Lot 55
Memorial ID 7418004 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 10th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, then as Acting Assistant Provost Marshal General for St. Louis, Missouri. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for “faithful and meritorious services”. A long time participate in Minnesota state politics, he served as Secretary of State for Ohio from 1855 to 1857, then as Secretary of State for Minnesota form 1860 to 1862 (an office he left to command the 10th Minnesota). After the war he was the United States Commissioner of Pensions from 1871 to 1875, and United States Surveyor of Minnesota from 1875 to 1879.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 6 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7418004
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Heaton Baker (6 May 1829–25 May 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7418004, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .