Baker, Clement

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Clement Baker was born in Clover Hill, Virginia around 1835 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Baker worked as a physician before the conflict. In December 1863 Baker joined the 22nd USCT as a hospital steward in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While he tried to gain a promotion to assistant surgeon, a board of examiners rejected his application. Baker’s military service ended on October 16, 1865 in Brownsville, Texas. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Clement Baker
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Slave State
Occupation
  Military
  Doctor, Dentist or Nurse
Military
  Union Army

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