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George Nichol papers circa 1861-1865

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1017 (Text) 101701-168993 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/21 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/21 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains photocopies of correspondence and reports regarding George Nichol's Civil War activities as quartermaster of the 47th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry and range from 1861-1865.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: George Nichol papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: George Nichol was born on January 14, 1830 in Butler County, Ohio to Thomas and Jane Nichol. He moved to Anderson, Indiana in 1854 and bought interest in a hardware store. He enlisted on September 25, 1861 in the 47th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was commissioned a first lieutenant and served as quartermaster until mustering out on January 20, 1864. In 1870 he was elected auditor of Madison County and in 1905 he served as a representative in the 64th Indiana General Assembly. He died on May 28, 1919.Sources:Ancestry.com. "George Nichol." U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Accessed June 20, 2016. http://www.ancestry.com/.Ancestry.com. "George Nichol." U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Accessed June 20, 2016. http://www.ancestry.com/.Ancestry.com. "Representative George Nichol." U.S. Adjutant General Military Records, 1631-1976. Accessed June 20, 2016. http://www.ancestry.com/.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Sam Sprinkle on 1967/12/05.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Nichol, George, 1830-1919.
Indiana. General Assembly.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 47th (1861-1865)
Madison County (Ind.)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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