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Nichols, Langdon H.


Age: 24, credited to Roxbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 11/19/61, CPL, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, pow, Strasburg, VA, 5/24/62, Lynchburg, d/prison 7/27/62 (apoplexy); originally buried Lynchburg

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Birth: 1837, Roxbury, VT
Death: 07/27/1862

Burial: Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg, VA
Marker/Plot: 4734
Gravestone photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 76069709

Cenotaph: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
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, widow Maria S., 12/29/1862
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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Poplar Grove National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph at Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT

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Among the paroled prisoners recently arrived from the vicinity of Richmond were most of the Vermont cavalry prisoners. The following list of the Vermont cavalry prisoners who died at Lynchburg is given by a correspondent of the Burlington Times:

Joseph Taylor, private, Co. G, died July 1;
Langdon H. Nichols, corporal, Co. C, died July 29;
----- Reynolds, private, Co. G, died July 29;
----- Wickware, private, Co. G, died July 29;
Albert Kennerson, private, Co. D, died August 6;v Merrit Bessett, private, Co. F, died August 5.

Source: Bellows Falls Times, 26 Sep1862.
Courtesy of Deanna French