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Pvt John Nossett
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Birth: unknown
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1893
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA

Company M of Spotstylvania County, 55th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted on 4/22/1861 at Fredericksburg, VA. for 12 months' service, he was mustered into "A" Co. VA 30th Infantry as a Private.
He was discharged on 7/12/1861; "Name erased from roll by order of Gen. Holmes".
Enlisted on 3/13/1862 at Fredericksburg, VA. for the duration of the war, he was mustered into "M" Co. VA 55th Infantry as a Private.
Absent, sick at hospital on 3/12 - 6/1/1862 Roll.
Absent, detailed guarding baggage at Rapidan Station, VA. 8/20 thru Nov & Dec 1862 Roll.
Present on all rolls until "sent to rear sick" 6/14/1863.
Present Jul & Aug 1863 roll.
After suffering dislocation of hip, he was "detailed for light duty Sept 8, 1863" on Sept & Oct 1863 Roll through end of war: nurse at C.S.A. General Hospital, Stauton, VA. and Chimborazo Hospital #5, Richmond; detailed as carpenter & cabinetmaker at Chimborazo Hospital #5.
Paroled 4/21/1865.

The 55th Infantry Regiment was organized in September, 1861, by the addition of four companies to W.N. Ward's "Essex and Middlesex" Battalion of Virginia Volunteers. It was assigned to General Field's, Heth's, H.H. Walker's, and Barton's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia.
It sustained 110 casualties at Chancellorsville.
In February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
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  Peter Nossett (1805 - ____)
  John Nossett (____ - 1893)
  Peter Nossett (1846 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Fredericksburg Cemetery
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 7, Lot 67 1/2, Unmarked
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Aug 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75071502
Pvt John Nossett
Added by: BigFrench
Pvt John Nossett
Added by: BigFrench
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Dear Private Nossett, During thsi 150th anniversary year of the War of Northern Aggression, thank you for fighting for your beliefs and the defense of our Commonwealth. May you always be lovingly remembered. Rest In Peace.
- E49
 Added: Aug. 25, 2015

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014

- Memories~RoxღEd
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
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