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Baker Bates Chambers Love

Report of Deaths of Confederate Veterans in Phoenix, Arizona.

Three members of the R. E. Lee Camp, No. 1831 U. C. V., of Phoenix, Ariz., have died during the past year.

W. R. Love, born Charleston, S. C., April 10, 1839, moved to Mississippi at an early age. Enlisting in Company I, 15th Mississippi Infantry, he was wounded four times, and was captured at the battle of Franklin and held prisoner to the end of the war. In September, 1872, he was married, and to this union were born six daughters and seven sons. Ten children survive him, three sons living in Phoenix, Ariz. He died at the ripe age of eighty-two years.

J. P. Bates was a native of Kentucky, a veteran of the Confederate service; aged seventy-two years.

Judge A. C. Baker, a native of Alabama and at the time of his death Commander of R. E. Lee Camp of Phoenix, died at the age of seventy-four.

[C. C. Chambers, Adjutant.]

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, April, 1922.

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