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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III

(Born Vt.)​a1

Thomas B. Nichols

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Born June 17, 1848, Bedford, Canada.​a2

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Dodge, Kan., Oct. 4, 1872, to July 31, 1874, — Expedition to Indian Territory, to Feb. 13, 1875, as Battalion Adjutant, being engaged in the Action on Red River, Tex., Aug. 30, 1874, — Scouting, Mar.‑Apr., 1875, — en route for Arizona, May 14 to July, 1875, — Camp Grant, Ara.,º to Dec. 10, 1875, — and Prescott, Ara., to Feb. 3, 1876; and on leave of absence, to June 30, 1876.

Resigned, June 30, 1876.

Civil History. — Superintendent of Lawrence Ore Company, Pittsburg, Pa., since 1876.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Thomas Brainard Nichols)

Civil History. — While a Professor in the National Military School of the U. S. Colombia, author of a work in Spanish, 3 vols., Lecciones para la Artilleria y los Estados Mayores, still in use in the Colombian army. — Member of the Sons of the American Revolution. — Residence, Allegheny, Pa.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown. — Residence, Allegheny, Pa.

Died June 11, 1902, at Allegheny, Penn.: Aged 54.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1902, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Thayer's Note:

a1 a2 Lt. Nichols' birth data are from his AOG obituary. The birthplace given there is Canada, that in the Register is Vermont.

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