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The book written by a descendent of Johann (Gene Nettesheim) indicates that:

Johann Joseph Nettesheim was a member of Company H, 28th Regiment Wisconsin Inf.

He was born 7 Sept 1842, Son of Reiner & Anna Sophia (Fuss) Nettesheim

He died 23 May 1863

He writes:
Single, eyes blue, hair and complection light, height 5'8" stocky build Enlisted in the Union Army at Brookfield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, August 21, 1862 Company H, 28th Regiment Wisconsin Inf.

After a very bad winter at Helena, Arkansas Corporal Joseph Nettesheim came down with Typhoid Malaria fever, as so many others did, and died May 23, 1863. He was first buried near Helena, Arkansas and later his body was moved to the Memphis National Cemetery. His remains are interred in Grave 3224, Section C Memphis National Cemetery, 3568 Townes Avenue, Memphis, Tennesee 38122

It is said he was engaged to Helena Schmitz (daughter of Phillip & Lucy (MANN) Schmitz before the war. Helena never married.


Source: The Milwaukee Sentinel, (Milwaukee, WI) June 04, 1897; pg. 2; col B

On June 1, at St. Paul's church, Duplainville, J. A. Nolan of Milwaukee and Miss Ella W. Cusick of Duplainville, were married by the Rev. Father Becker. The bride wore a handsome gown of white satin and her bridesmaid was Miss Katherine Cusick of Chicago. F. J. Miller of Milwaukee was best man. A reception followed at the home of the bride's parents. After a trip to the Dells and other points of interest in the state, Mr. and Mrs. Nolan will return to Milwaukee to reside.