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JOSEPH BAKER. Born in Elsette, Canada East. Enlisted at the age of eighteen years, in Company A, 11th Regiment, December 3, 1863. Mustered into United States service December 5, 1863. Taken prisoner on Weldon Railroad, June 23, 1864, and shortly thereafter sent to Andersonville, Ga., where he died of scorbute, October 26, 1864, and was buried in grave No. 11,469. Baker was a faithful soldier. He sh0t the rebel soldier at Cold Harbor the moment after he bayoneted Corporal McSheary. United States bounty, $300 ; from the town of St. Johnsbury, $300.