Sunday, November 2, 2014

Fairfield Dutch Reformed Church, Fairfield, NJ

Grave Marker of a Civil War Soldier

This brownstone meeting house built in 1804 by the resident Dutch population is an example of early 19th century Georgian architecutre. This church was the first parish in western Essex County (the parish dates to 1720). Serving as a social, cultural and educational hub, the church has historical prominence and was registered as both a state and national historic site.

Joseph C. Baldwin
Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 8/11/1862 as a Sergeant.
On 8/11/1862 he mustered into "K" Co.  NJ 11th Infantry
He was Killed on 5/12/1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA

* 2nd Lieut 1/18/1863 (As of Co. F)
* 1st Lieut 8/26/1863 (Not Mustered)

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 3/16/1863 from company K to company F
* 4/16/1864 from company F to company E

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