Baird is listed as 5′ 8″ tall, with light hair and a light complexion and blue eyes on a Disability Certificate dated 1861 held at the National Archives.

May 3

Today the Company passed the medical examination with the exception of one or two. Our heights were also taken. We drilled some in a large room below the National and were quartered in a large room on _____ street.

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Who’s Matthew Baird?