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August Vella Bakey
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1841, Germany
Death: Aug. 23, 1898

Civil War Veteran
Co A 11th Iowa Infantry
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From military records:
Bakey, August.
Age 21.
Residence Muscatine,Ia
Nativity Germany.
Enlisted Sept. 17, 1861.
Mustered Sept. 28, 1861.
Mustered out Oct. 17, 1864, Galesville, Ala., expiration of 3 year term of service.
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Possibly brother of William Bakey, age 24, who enlisted into same company in 1861. He survived the war.
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Based on enlistment participated in Muster Davenport Moved to Pittsburg Landing,TN Mar 10, 1862. Battle of Shiloh Apr 6-7, 1862. Siege of Corinth,MS Apr 29 May 30, 1862. Battle of Corinth Oct 3-4, 1862. Battle of Port Gibson, Raymond, Jackson, Champion's Hill, Big Black River Crossing, May 1863. Assault on Ft Beauregard, Vicksburg May 19 and 22, 1863. Siege of Vicksburg and Jackson,MS May-Jul, 1863. Battles of Kenesaw Mt, Nickajack Creek, Atlanta. siege of Atlanta, battles of Jonesboro and Lovejoy Station Jun Aug 1864). Pursuit of Hood into Alabama. (Oct 1 -26). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Bakey (1843 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Vella Bakey (1872 - 1915)*
  Laura Bakey Marshall (1873 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Columbus City Cemetery
Columbus City
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: K L Bonnett
Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
Record added: Sep 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5802276
August Vella Bakey
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BAKEY, August ~~ CIVIL WAR VETERAN ~~ 1841 ~~ 23 Aug 1898 ~~ Columbus City - Louisa ~~ Lot 4; GAR Marker~~ 11 IOWA INFANTRY OF CIVIL WAR
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 27, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 27, 2010
 
 
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