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Wilber F Nichols
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 13, 1921

Wilber Nichols was an American Soldier during the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865.

Wilbur F. Nichols enlisted on May 11th, 1861, at New York City, New York, for two years service at the age of 23 and was mustered into service as a Private in Company G of the 38th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on June 3rd, 1861. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal on May 6th, 1862, and was transferred to Company B on December 21st, 1862, being reduced to the ranks at some point shortly thereafter. He served with the regiment throughout its two years service with the Army of the Potomac, being engaged in the Battles of First Bull Run, the Seven Days, Second Bull Run, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville. At the end of the regiments term of service they returned to New York, and Private Nichols was was mustered out of service with the Company on June 22nd, 1863, at East New York, New York.

He then re-enlisted on July 2nd, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service; mustered into service as a Private in Company A of the 38th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on September 14th, 1863. The 38th Veteran Regiment was merged with several other veteran regiments that were organizing in New York City at the time, and the company was assigned as Company K of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on October 14th, 1863. With this regiment Private Nichols served throughout campaigns in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, as part of the army of Major General William T. Sherman. After taking part in the Grand Review in Washington, D.C., in May of 1865, Private Nichols was honorably discharged from the service on July 13th, 1865. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Jane Miller Nichols (1834 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  Adelpha Maud Nichols Price (1860 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 34, R11 17
 
Maintained by: Kenneth Robison II
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3676766
Wilber F Nichols
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Wilber F Nichols
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Wilber was the son of Jarvis Z. & Sarah {Prall} Nichols. He was born in April 1840 in NY, & died on April 13,1921. He lived in Topeka for many years.
- Harriet Busteed
 Added: Oct. 30, 2013
Toujours Pret!
- Kenneth Robison II
 Added: Jan. 25, 2011

- Steve McCray
 Added: May. 12, 2010
 
 
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