• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Living the American Dream

Citizenship document signed by Christian Nix
On November 3, 1857, Nix appeared before the Circuit Court of Milwaukee County and renounced all allegiance and fidelity to any “Foreign Prince, Potentate, State, or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Frederic Prince Regent of Baden whereof he is a subject” and became a citizen of the United States.
 
Christian Nix's Marriage License
On June 4, 1861, at twenty-four years of age, Christian married Maria (Mary) Kasper of Arlington Heights, Virginia in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Kentuckians of the Orphan Brigade began their Confederate service in Clarksville, Tennessee. They were called orphans because their home state did not secede from the Union. More...