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Milford in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

George W. Baird

 
 
George W. Baird Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 15, 2012
1. George W. Baird Marker
Inscription.  
George W. Baird
Medal of Honor
Brig General US Army
Indian Wars
Dec 13 1839     Nov 28 1906

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1639.
 
Location. 41° 13.542′ N, 73° 3.069′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Gulf Street and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling south. Located in the Milford Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford CT 06460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Pond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Post Office Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial to Three Milford Men (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milford Memorial Stone Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jefferson Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arctic Engine Co. No. 1 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milford Remembers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milford Town Halls (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Also see . . .
George W. Baird Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 15, 2012
2. George W. Baird Gravestone
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 George W. Baird on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 22, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
George W. Baird Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 15, 2012
3. George W. Baird Gravestone

[ top plaque ]
George William Baird
Brigadier General
United States Army
1839 – 1906

[ bottom plaque ]
Julia Catherine Rogers
His Beloved Wife
1842 - 1926
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 591 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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