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Federal (USV)


Klaus Rackama

(? - 1863)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From La Crosse, he enlisted in Company B, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 18 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862 and died on 9 January 1863.

References & 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.


01/09/1863; 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]