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Nichols, Roswell S.


Age: 41, credited to Middlesex, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 11/30/61, m/i 2/18/62, MSCN (FFR), Co. E, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/30/62; enl, cred. to Montpelier, 2/16/64, m/i 3/2/64, Pvt, Co. C, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/20/65

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Birth: 01/05/1820, Middlesex, VT
Death: 09/18/1894

Burial: New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
Marker/Plot: 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/17/1863, approved; 12/23/1865, not approved
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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New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Brookfield Roswell Nichols, one of the veterans of the late war, died at the residence of his son George on Tuesday of last week. His funeral was held on Thursday, Rev. William Vater of Braintree officiating. Henry Freeman Post, of which Mr. Nichols was a member, assisted in the burial service.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, September 26, 1894
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.