Civil War: Corpl Company A. 68th Regiment Ohio Infantry
E.Y. BAKER, physician and surgeon, was born in Ohio in 1845, son of John G. and Jane Baker. Commenced the study of medicine in 1874; he practiced for four years, then came to Kansas from Ohio in 1878; located at Eureka, where he engaged in the practice of his profession for four years. He then removed to Arkansas City, where he is now practicing; he has already built up an extensive practice; his office is in the city drug store. He makes chronic cases a specialty. He was married in 1865, to Miss Catharine M. Knapp, daughter of James and Ellen Knapp, who has borne him two children - Freddie and Ellen. He enlisted in 1861, in Company A, Sixty-eighth Regiment Ohio Volunteers. Participated in the engagements of Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Jackson, Vicksburg, Champion Hills, Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, Raleigh, and others of his command. He veteranized in 1864; he was mustered out in July, 1865; he was afflicted with heart disease from over-exertion in the army for seven years; was disabled for labor after his army life. He entered as a private, and served two years as Sergeant. He is a member of the G. A. R., Arkansas Post No. 158.
William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas