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Federal (USV)


John J. Nichols

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st New York Light Artillery, Battery G

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted 14 October 1861 in Mexico, NY, and mustered as Private, Battery G, First New York Artillery on 17 October.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 12 February 1864 and mustered out with the battery at Elmira, NY on 19 June 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1842


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 1896, Vol. 2, pg. 304  [AotW citation 22425]