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Nickerson, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Montreal, PQ, Canada
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/28/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 10/6/62, rtnd 3/27/63, kia, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1846, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Death: 09/29/1864

Burial: Fort Harrison National Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Marker/Plot: b/215
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 13254481

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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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Fort Harrison National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

Ninth Regiment

Headquarters, 9th Vt. Vols.

Chapinís Farm, Va., Oct. 2nd, 1864

Peter T. Washburn,

Adjít. And Insp. General:

Sir: - I have the honor to forward the following list of casualties in the 9th Vermont Regiment, Sept. 29th and 30th, 1864. A full report will be forwarded as soon as possible.

KILLED

John Nickerson, Co. F, Montreal, C. E.

Source: Vermont Journal, October 15, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.