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Spanish-American War - U.S. Army

Edward Lee Baker Jr.

  • Rank: Sergeant Major (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: Spanish-American War
  • Unit/Command:
    10th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Santiago, Cuba
Left cover and, under fire, rescued a wounded comrade from drowning.
Medal of Honor Recipient Edward L. Baker Jr.
Medal of Honor Recipient Edward L. Baker Jr.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 3, 1902
  • Born: December 28, 1865, Platte River, Laramie County, WY, United States
  • Died: August 26, 1913, Presido of San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Buried: Rosedale Cemetery (3-130-2SE), Los Angeles, CA, United States

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