(1840 - 1880)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
He came to America in 1860. From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He mustered out on 22 April 1864 at the end of his term of service.
After the War
He clerked in cigar and grocery businesses, then ran stores of his own in Oshkosh. He was appointed Deputy United States Marshall about 1878.
References & notes
Basic information from Bryant1, who lists him as Gustave Tesch. His gravesite is on Findagrave, and includes the text of his obituary from the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern of Wednesday 8 Sept 1880, pg.4. G.A. Randall's Illustrated atlas of Winnebago County, Wisconsin (1889) has his birthplace as Weitzen, Prussia.
10/1/1840; Brandenberg, GERMANY
09/07/1880 Oshkosh, WI; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, WI