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Federal (USV)


Wilhelm Rampthon

(? - 1863)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Ashford, he enlisted in Company K, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 5 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA and died on 30 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Quiner1, who lists him as William Remington. Service details from the Roster2.




1   Quiner, Edwin Bentley, The Military History of Wisconsin, Chicago: Clarke & Company, Publishers, 1866, pp. 451, 454  [AotW citation 10236]

2   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, pg. 377  [AotW citation 10247]