Klaus Rackama(? - 1863)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From La Crosse, he enlisted in Company B, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 18 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was mortally wounded at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862 and died on 9 January 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Death place from the report of the Wisconsin Adjustant General for the year ending 30 December 1865. His name also seen as Klaus Reukema.
Death Date: 01/09/1863 Death Place: Washington, DC
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 352 - 354 [AotW citation 10132]
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