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Federal (USV)

Corporal

George Adam Rickeman

(1840 - 1894)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Rome, he enlisted in Company I, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 19 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, in action at Dallas, GA. He mustered out at the expiration of his term on 14 July 1864.

After the War

He ran a grocery and saloon at 53 Sixth Street in Racine, WI by 1876.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His sons George W. and Hugo A. were Major and Lieutenant, respectively, in the 121st Field Artillery, 32nd Division, AEF in WWI.

Birth

08/17/1840; Leimen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY

Death

07/09/1894 in WI; burial in Mound Cemetery, Racine, WI

Notes

1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 437 - 440  [AotW citation 15852]