Charles Baker 24 Jul 1907
Old Soldier Cried to. Come I5uok to Alton. Dick Baker, an old soldier who has been staying In the Soldiers Home at Qulncy, Is visiting his sister-in-law, Charles Baker, near Alton. Mr. Baker says that he became so homesick homesick to get back to Alton that he cried and that he finally decided, to leave the Soldiers' Home .-.ud return to his old homS at Alton. Mr. Baker went through the civil war without being injured and shortly after his. return to Alton, while painting the city (building, he fell and sustained 'bad Injuries.