|Birth||May 25, 1850|
|Death||Aug. 17, 1940|
|Unit||49th Wisconsin Infantry, Company B|
Private Hudson H. Nicholson
Company B, 49th Wisconsin Infantry
Nicholson was born on May 25, 1850. Nicholson’s date of birth indicates that he was 14 years old when he enlisted in the regiment. Although it is possible, the date of birth appears to be incorrect. Wisconsin records indicate that he enlisted and was mustered on February 4, 1865. He served about 7 months and was discharged on September 20, 1865 due to disability.
Nicholson died on August 17, 1940 at the age of 90 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. H was a charter member and the last member of the Appomattox Post (#214) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lincoln.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.