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William Thomas Nichols
Birth: Mar. 24, 1829
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1882
Maywood
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. Enlisted in the Union Army upon the outbreak of the Ciivl War as a Private in Compaby K, 1st Vermont Volunteer Infantry in May 9, 1861. He served in the unit until it was mustered out of service on August 25, 1861. Over a year later he was commissioned as Colonel and commander of the 14th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, a unit that was enlisted for 9-month service. He commanded the regiment from September 25, 1862 until it was mustered out on July 30, 1863 and led it at the Battle of Gettysburg, where it helped repluse the famed Pickett's Charge on the third day of the battle (July 3, 1863). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Tilson Nichols (____ - 1868)
  Minerva Briggs Nichols (____ - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Thyrza Cramton Nichols (____ - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Caroline May Nichols (____ - 1865)*
 
 Sibling:
  Stutely S. Nichols (____ - 1870)*
  William Thomas Nichols (1829 - 1882)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Rutland
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Plot: Section 22, Lot 12
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 2001
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William Thomas Nichols
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