Sunday, 21 July 2019

841) Lafayette C. Baker

Lafayette Curry Baker (1826 – 1868). United States investigator and spy, serving the Union Army, during the American Civil War and under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.
He took part in the investigation of President Lincoln's murder.

- "Baker—gray-eyed, reddish-haired and a sharp dresser—stood out among the vigilantes, who recalled him as a crack pistol shot and paragon of physical stamina."…/1655…/blog/tag/lafayette-c-baker

- "Striking looking, with pale eyes, a strong nose, a thick head of hair and a fashionable full red beard..."…

- "The man who faced me and held out his hand in welcome was a tall, handsome, broad-shouldered individual with dark-red hair and a magnificent red-hued beard."…

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