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Nichols, Silas

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 40, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/9/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, d/dis 10/9/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1822, New Hampshire
Death: 10/09/1863

Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Marker/Plot: D/3251
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Susan, 12/19/1863
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Hampton National Cemetery, VA

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Silas Nichols

Fortress Monroe Deaths

Lamoille Newsdealer, Oct. 28, 1863

Among the deaths in Hospital at Fortress Monroe, we find the names: Silas Nichols, C.H. Isham, Curtis Spencer, E.H. Hubbard, and Porter Niles, son of Salmon Niles of Morristown, of the 9th Vt.

Submitted by: Deanna French.