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Military officer

Absalom Baird, American military officer.

Background

Baird, Absalom was born on August 20, 1824 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Graduate Washington College, 1841. Studied law; graduate West Point, 1849.

Career

Assistant professor mathematics West Point, 1853,59. Major general; general United States Army (retired, 1888).

Connections

Married Cornelia W. Smith, October 17, 1850 (deceased).

spouse:
Cornelia W. Smith