Nebraska Authors

J.A. Nichols

Born 1834-11-20 Middlebury, CT (USA)

Died 1930-07-11
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Before he came to Nebraska, Nichols served in the First Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery in the Civil War. He led a long and very distinguished career as a Methodist minister in Nebraska. His very brief book of memoirs includes his Civil War service from the Peninsular campaign to Appomattox, his missionary work in the American South and his Ministry in Nebraska.

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Civil War; Preachers and Ministers; Methodist Denomination

Bibliography

A Very Varied Life. 1911.

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincolnlibraries.org. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?