Baker, Leander

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Age at Enlistment:  19

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt / Sgt

Unit: 5th BN NC Cavalry Regiment; 6th NC Cavalry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. D on 8 Jul 1862; supplied his own horse at $190; horse died in March 1863; Promoted to Full Sergeant on 08 May 1863.  Captured at Wilson’s Gap, Tenn. 22 Jul 1863; exchanged and transferred to Co. B 6th NC Cav Regt on 03 Aug 1863.   present thru end of 1864

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Unknown

Soldier Info:  Also went by the name “Lee”. Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1843; Died in Washelli, Seattle, WA in 1932 at the age of 87.

Relationship to Author2nd cousin 5x