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Federal (USV)


Gustavus Lauclause

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Monroe County, he enlisted in Company D, Seventh Michigan Infantry on 12 August 1861 at age 32.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Gustavus Sougless. Service details from the State of Michigan2.


c. 1829


10/29/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in 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]