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Nichols, John W.


Age: 0, credited to Reading, MA
Unit(s): 5th U.S. CAV
Service: Pvt, Genl. Service - credit Reading, MA; enl 11/6/63, Washington DC, disch 11/6/1868, exp. term at Washington DC a SGT, re-enl same day, and again 11/6/1871, disch 7/1/1873, Washington DC. Had prior service in 5th U.S. CAV as John Stoddard, 11/1/1858 to 5/25/1863 when he resgd as 2LT.

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Birth: 07/17/1835, Unknown
Death: 08/13/1897

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 94945323


Alias?: Stoddard, John
Pension?: Yes, 2/9/1891, MA; widow Marietta, 1/25/1929, MA
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 listed on pension: Gen. Mtd. Serv. U.S.A.; Co. D & I 5th U.S. CAV, Co. D, 2nd U.S. CAV, (Old War Co. D, 2nd U.S. CAV 1858 - 1861)


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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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