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 Jasper Nicholson

Jasper Nicholson

Birth
Nethers, Madison County, Virginia, USA
Death 17 Jan 1865 (aged 21–22)
Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Burial Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
Plot 12472
Memorial ID 79957709 · View Source
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*HEADSTONE IS INCORRECT, misidentifying Jasper Nicholson as "Burton Nicholas"

Son of Jesse Columbus Nicholson and Tabitha "Bertha" Nicholson. Moved with family to Doddridge County, Va (WV) ca. 1859. Enlisted first with Co. H, 7th West Virginia Infantry, but discharged 8/16/62, as he had been absent from duty for four months, sick. Enlisted, May 1, 1863, Weston, West Virginia, in Co. I, 3rd West Virginia Cavalry. Described as age 22, 5'9", black hair, blue eyes, farmer. Captured near Staunton, Virginia, June 8, 1864. Sent to Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Ga. Died 1/17/1865, though some entries in record show death as 12/1/64.


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  • Created by: Cenantua
  • Added: 6 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79957709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper Nicholson (1843–17 Jan 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79957709, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Cenantua (contributor 46953050) .