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Federal (USV)


Richard J. Nichols

(1836 - 1919)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 22 years. Enlisted September 11, 1861 at Unadilla to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Co. K, October 21, 1861.

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged October 10, 1862 at Pleasant Valley, MD. He then enlisted at Augusta and mustered in as Private, Co. H, 144th New York Infantry on September 2, 1864. He mustered out with his Company on June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Burial Place: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pg. 283; and for the Year 1904 (Issue 38), pg. 826  [AotW citation 12471]

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