John W. Baty

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J. W. Baty
Co. B. G. Tex. Cav. Reg.
Rose Brig.
Full Name: John W. Baty
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:Q  Number:33
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1844 
Died: February 24, 1925 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Indiana 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1853 
Residence: Ft. Worth, Texas 
Admitted To Home: July 17, 1917 
Brigade: Ross's 
Regiment: 6th Texas Cav. 

John W. Baty was born in 1844 in Indiana, at the age of 9 he moved to Texas. At 17 he joined the 6th Texas Cavalry Company B. Baty only served one year, and the reason for his discharge is not known though he was honorably discharged. In 1890 he moved to Hood County close to Granbury where he worked as a farmer until 1911 when he filed for a Soldier's Pension. In 1917 Baty moved into the Confederate Men's Home in Austin where he later died on February 24, 1925.

Sources: Soldier's Pension Application #20166, NPS Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System


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