Nichols, Langdon H.
Age: 24, credited to Roxbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 11/19/61, CPL, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, pow, Strasburg, VA, 5/24/62, Lynchburg, d/prison 7/27/62 (apoplexy); originally buried Lynchburg
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Birth: 1837, Roxbury, VT
Burial: Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 76069709
Cenotaph: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Maria S., 12/29/1862
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Poplar Grove National Cemetery, VA
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Cenotaph at Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
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1st Cavalry Deaths
Among the paroled prisoners recently arrived from the vicinity of Richmond were most of the Vermont cavalry prisoners. The following list of the Vermont cavalry prisoners who died at Lynchburg is given by a correspondent of the Burlington Times:Joseph Taylor, private, Co. G, died July 1;
Langdon H. Nichols, corporal, Co. C, died July 29;
----- Reynolds, private, Co. G, died July 29;
----- Wickware, private, Co. G, died July 29;
Albert Kennerson, private, Co. D, died August 6;v Merrit Bessett, private, Co. F, died August 5.
Source: Bellows Falls Times, 26 Sep1862.
Courtesy of Deanna French