Lake, Joseph M.

Rank: Private

Unit: K Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: December 15, 1854 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was 21.

Hometown: Flatbush, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 3 October 1855

Cause of death: Pneumonia

Location of fatality: Camp on White River, Nebraska Territory,