91st PA: Edward Lake

Edward Lake

Before the war

He was born in 1824/25 (3 (36 in 1861)). He was born in Roxborough, Pennsylvania (3).

When he enlisted, he was a teamster (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 6 feet 0 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, light eyes, and light hair (3).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 24 September 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia Pennsylvania, by Captain Smith (3). He was a private in company F (1, 4).

He deserted from Camp Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 10 or 11 March 1862 (1, 2 [has both 10 Mar and 11 Mar], 3 [11 Mar]). He was a private, in company F (4).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Edward Lake)

2 company F, register of deserters, #8 (Edward Lake)

3 company F, descriptive roll, #41 (Edward Lake)

4 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edward Lake)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed March 2007)

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 24 August 2014, from Fold3]


Lake Edward
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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