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Federal (USV)


Gustav Kausche

(c. 1831 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 20th New York Infantry on 3 May 1861 at age 30.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reported sick in hospital in Frederick, MD on 30 April 1863. He was discharged for wounds on 13 August 1863, at Frederick. According to cemetery records, he died on 10 September 1863 of “disease of the spine.”

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from Jeffrey I. Richman's research on soldiers buried in Greenwood.


c. 1831 in GERMANY


09/10/1863; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 20, pp. 1 - 174  [AotW citation 5287]