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Nichols, James B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 12/24/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. I, 6th VT INF, kia, Wilderness, 5/6/64

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VITALS

Birth: 06/11/1845, Essex, VT
Death: 05/06/1864

Burial: Common Burial Ground , Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: None

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Tombstone

Cenotaph at Essex Common Burial Ground, Essex, VT

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Obituary

KILLED IN ACTION Among those who fell in the terrible battle of May, was J.G. B. Nichols, son of Mr. James Nichols, of Essex, Vt. He was a young man of 19, of fine and worthy personal qualities, who joined Co. I of the 6th Regiment, as a recruit, in December last. A letter from Sergt. Williams says he was wounded through the body while fighting bravely, died upon the spot and was buried on the battlefield. He adds "he was a good soldier and we shall miss him much in the company."

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, May 27, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.