Name: James W. NICHOLSON
Given Name: James W.
Birth: 1 Jan 1836 in New Geneva, Fayette, Pensylvania
Death: 31 Oct 1861 in Somerville, West Virginia
Burial: 1861 Soldiers Cemetery, Grafton, West Virginia
1. 1860 Pennsylvania Census
Change Date: 31 Jul 2011 at 13:43:36
Living with his parents in Fayette County, Pennsylvania
2. From Louise West:
"Did not marry. Enlisted in U.S. Army (Gilmore's Cavalry Co.) Aug. 3, 1861, at Fairmont WV. Took part in a number of engagements with the Confederate forces of Gen. Floyd in the vicinity of Sutton WV. Contracted dysentery in camp at Summersville WV and died Oct 31 1861. He is buried in the Soldiers Cemetery at Grafton WV."
Father: Thomas Witter NICHOLSON b: 10 Apr 1803 in New Geneva, Pennsylvania
Mother: Mary Ann BUFFLE b: 1808 in Greene, Pennsylvania