Photos —German-Americans of the 6th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry U.S.

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Unidentified soldier from Company E.
Courtesy of Kentucky Historical Society


Quartermaster (and 1st Lt. ) Michael Billing, co-organizer of the regiment,
a resident of Louisville and a native of Gonebach in the Kingdom of Wuerttemberg,
he resigned in March 1862
Photo from the Louisville Anzeiger

John Daeuble, a native of Muelheim am Bach in
Wuerttemberg, Germany, resided in Louisville and
rose from Private to 1st Sergeant in Company E,
mortally wounded at the Battle of Pickett's Mill
Courtesy of Gus Daeuble



Sgt. John Nichter, Company E,
a resident of Louisville and
a native of Doerrmbach, Bavarian Rhineland,
Discharged 10/6/62 for Disability
Photo from the Louisville Anzeiger 1898

Victor Stein, a native of Melle, Hannover, Germany,
resided in Louisville,and served as Commissary Sgt.
Source Louisville Anzeiger

Henry Altfeltis,wearing a G.A.R. Medal.
A private in Company I, he was severely wounded at the Battle of Shiloh
Courtesy of John A. Altfeltis

Matthew Herth,Company E, a private from Louisville,
wounded Sept. 19, 1863 at the Battle of Chickamauga.
Courtesy of Joe Herth

Jacob Heilman,Company H, a private from Lockport.
His brother John also served in Company H.
Courtesy of Paul Heilman

GustavLaun,Company G, a private from Louisville.
wounded and disabled at Stones River, Jan. 2, 1863.
Courtesy of Terry Laun

Frank Dienst,Company G, a private from Louisville.
wounded at Missionary Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863
Courtesy of Donna Broster

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