James F. Baker

James F. Baker, Sergeant
2nd Co. A, 36th Regt. N. C. T. (2nd Regt. N. C. Art.)

Resided in Duplin County where he enlisted at age 23,  November 4, 1861 for the war. Mustered in as Private and appointed Corporal January-February 1862.  Promoted to Sergeant July-August 1862. Present or accounted for through August 1864. Captured at Fort Fisher January 15, 1865, and confined at Point Lookout Md., until released after taking Oath of Allegiance June
24, 1865.

Source: North Carolina Troops: 1861 – 1865 Vol. 1 Page 186.

Contributed by: Keith Lanier

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