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Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard

Age: 53, credited to
Unit(s): Civilian Clerk, Matron
Service: Civilian Clerk, Office of the Quartermaster General; Matron, National Home for Destitute Colored Women and Children, 1863-1866.

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Birth: 01/25/1810, Townshend, VT
Death: 01/11/1885

Burial: Potter Valley Cemetery, Potter Valley, CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 16797977
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Service above only lists her Civil War activity; Clarina was a life-long activist, journalist, teacher, etc. See Links below.

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Potter Valley Cemetery, Potter Valley, CA
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The following have significant biographical details on the life of Clarine Irene Howard Nichols:
American National Biography Online

Civil War Women

Civil War on the Western Border

Encyclopedia Britannica

Glover Park History

Kansas Historical Society article

Clarina I. H. Nichols papers, Kansas Historical Society

Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861

Vermont Historical Markers


2007 Biography
Compiled by Deanna French and Tom Ledoux