Co. B 1st Iowa Infantry
Adjutant 20th Iowa Infantry
From military records:
Lake, Constant S.
Age 21. Residence
Enlisted April 18, 1861 into 1st Iowa Infantry.
Mustered May 14, 1861.
Mustered out Aug. 21, 1861.
The 1st Iowa Infantry, a 3 month regiment, was a major participant in the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo.
Constant S. Lake.
Appointed Adjutant Aug. 15,1862 of 20th Iowa Infantry.
Mustered Aug. 25, 1862.
Mustered out July 8,.865, Mobile, Ala.
Service of the 20th Iowa included Occupation of Newtonia,MO Oct 4, 62, Battle of Prairie Grove,Ark Dec 7, 62, guard of St Louis Arsenal to May 15, 63. Siege of Vicksburg,MS Jun-Jul 63.Capture of Yazoo City Jul 14. Actions at Morganza, Atchafalaya River,Sterling's Plantation Aug-Oct 63. Service in Texas until Aug 64. Capture of Ft Morgan Aug-Sep 64. Moved to Barrancas,Florida via New Orleans, Siege and capture of Ft Blakely,Alabama, Duty at Mobile until muster out. (Info from "The Union Army" published 1908.)
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Record added: Aug 13, 2011
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