May 6, 1911 Los Angeles Los Angeles County California, USA
Civil War Veteran, Co. E 23rd MICH Inf and Co. B. 28th MICH Inf. Enlisted in Co. E, 23rd Infantry, Jan. 2, 1864, at Harrisville MI, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Jan. 18, 1804. Joined regiment at Mossy Creek, Tenn., Feb. 16, 1864. Transferred to Co. B, 28th Infantry, June 15. 1865. Corporal. Mustered out at Raleigh, N. C, June 5, 1866. Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865, Vol 23.
Marriage at Alpena, MI 19 Sep 1877 1m Clara Elizabeth Johnson; 2m Melissa Children: Myrtle, May and Wm H. Brothers: Almeron, John, James and Geo R. Nicholson