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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas W.C. Lake

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company L, First Texas Infantry, at age 22, on 1 August 1861 at Galveston, and was assigned as scout and courier to General Hood, date not given.

On the Campaign

From General Hood's Report:

I would be wrong in not acknowledging the valuable services rendered during the several engagements, in transmitting orders, of the following couriers of this command: M. M. Templeman, T. W. C. Lake, J.P. Mahoney, James Malone, W. E. Duncan, J. A. Mann, W. J. Barbee, W. G. Jesse, J. I. Haggerty, and J. H. Drake.

The rest of the War

He was captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and held at Point Lookout, MD. He was exchanged and/or paroled at Winchester, VA on 8 May 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Records, via the Historical Data Systems database. Details from the Company L Roster published online by Texas Brigade reenactors.


c. 1839