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Baughman, Charles C. (Charles Christian), 1842-1908


Biographical Note

Charles Christian Baughman was born to George and Mary Jane (Greer) Baughman about 1842, in Maryland. The family relocated to Salem, Virginia, in 1847, and later to Richmond, in 1856. Charles enlisted with Company F, 21st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (along with two of his brothers), in April of 1861. He mustered out March 1862, then transferred to the Copmany A, Richmond Otey Battery, Light Artillery. Following the Civil War, he and his brothers took over their father's stationary business, forming Baughman Bros. in Richmond. Charles married Willette Harrison Stevens (1852-1893) and they had one son, Greer. In 1900, he was living with his brother, Greer, and his sister, Mary Amelia (Minnie). He died in March 1908.

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Baughman Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2018-031

The Baughman Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Baughman family of Richmond, Virginia, as well as with friends, written from 1837 to 1957 (bulk, 1837-1907). The second part of the collection is family papers from about 1859 to the 1940s. This includes military documents, estate papers, legal documents, Confederate society papers, poetry, and photographs.

Dates: 1837-1968, n.d.