NICHOLS, HENRY C. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company E, 73d U.S. Colored Troops.
Place and date:   At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Brandon, Vt.

Date of issue:   3 August 1897.

Citation:   Voluntarily made a reconnaissance in advance of the line held by his regiment and, under a heavy fire, obtained information of great value.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)