Gustavus Lauclause(c. 1829 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Monroe County, he enlisted in Company D, Seventh Michigan Infantry on 12 August 1861 at age 32.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds on 29 October 1862 in Frederick, MD. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Gustavus Sougless. Service details from the State of Michigan2.
Death Date: 10/29/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 4200]
2 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pg. 63 [AotW citation 11980]
« Search for Another Participant