Papers and collection of American Civil War veteran and collector John Page Nicholson.
John Page Nicholson (1842-1921) was a Civil War veteran and collector. From 1861 to 1865, he served as regimental quartermaster
with the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry regiment. After the war, he returned to Philadelphia and started collecting books and
manuscripts on the Civil War. He also translated and edited two volumes of Comte de Paris' History of the Civil War in America.
From 1885 to 1922, he served as recorder in chief of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, and was Secretary of the Board
of Commissioners of Gettysburg Monument.
8.5 Linear Feet
(4 boxes and 64 bound volumes, 1 envelope, 3 oversize folders)
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