Monday, June 23, 2014

Rev, Fletcher D. Baker D. D.

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Fletcher D Baker.

Birth: Nov. 25, 1844.
Death: Oct. 8, 1914.

Wife: Lydia Ella Baker.

Burial: Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Saline County, Kansas.

115th., Illinois Regimental History.

BAKER, REV. FLETCHER D., D. D. ; was with the regiment from the beginning to the end of his service, never missing to exceed ten days from duty. On leaving the army he a tended school at Valparaiso, Ind., and then at DePauw University. He entered the Northwest Indiana conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in September, 1871, and removed to  Kansas in 1878. He is now presiding elder of the Concordia district. He is a merfiber of the G. A. R. and is active in  this work. He married Miss Ella Vanarsdel in 1872. They now reside in Concordia, Kan.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report

Name: BAKER, FLETCHER. Rank: PVT. Company: B. Unit: 115 IL US INF.

Personal Characteristics. Residence: PICKAWAY, SHELBY CO, IL. Age: 18. Height: 5' 8. Hair: DARK. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: FAIR. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: SOUTH BEND, ST JOSEPH CO, IN.

Service Record. Joined When: AUG 7, 1862. Joined Where: SHELBY CO, IL. joined By Whom: GEO A POTEET. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: SEP 13, 1862. Muster In Where: CAMP BUTLER, IL. Muster Out: JUN 11, 1865. Muster Out Where: CAMP HARKER, TN. Muster Out By Whom: CPT NICHOLAS.

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