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Name:John Douglas Baird
Affiliation:Class of 1862
Biography & Genealogy:John Douglas Baird, Class of 1862: Born- 19 September 1841. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Artillery drillmaster, Richmond Spring 1861. Enlisted 14 March 1862 at Culpeper Court House, Va in Capt R.M. Anderson's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (1st Company Richmond Howitzers). Often absent sick 62-63. Discharged for chronic rheumatism. At Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works, Richmond. Joined Company I, 2nd Virginia Local Defense Troops on 8 May 1864. Made Sgt. Captured at Grove Hill on 6 April 1865. Held at point Lookout, Maryland. Took oath and released 23 June 1865. Post War Career: unknown Died- 11 January 1902 in Richmond.
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