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Pvt John Nossett

Pvt John Nossett

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 22 Apr 1893
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 67 1/2, Unmarked
Memorial ID 75071502 · View Source
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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.

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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 17 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75071502
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Nossett (unknown–22 Apr 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75071502, citing Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .