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MAJ Augustus A. Nicholson

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MAJ Augustus A. Nicholson

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 18 Jul 1855 (aged 52–53)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown, Specifically: Final resting place pending
Plot Public Vault
Memorial ID 183447418 View Source
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Maj. Augustus A. Nicholson
Date of Death: 7/18/1855
Range: Public Vaults
Site: 450
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The Funeral of Major Augustus A. Nicholson, Quartermaster of the United States Marine Corps, took place from the family residence of the deceased, on Capitol Hill, on Friday afternoon. A large number of the friends of the lamented dead followed his remains to the grave, including several officers of the Army and Navy. A company of Marines, commanded by Capt. Tansill, comprised the military cortege, marching to the solemn music of the Marine Band. The impressive service for the burial of the dead was conducted by Rev. Smith Pyne.

First wife was Helena Bache Lispenard the daughter of Leonard Lispenard and his wife Ann Dorothy Bache.

Second wife was Sally Carroll, the daughter of Daniel Carroll of Duddington.


Gravesite Details Suggested edit: *Removed to Philadelphia 6 May 1856 from the Public Vault*


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