Last Name: Nish
First Name : James
Type** : CDV
Comments: James Nish (Nee: ) | | 1851-1900 | Comments: CDV-Captain James Nish, Co I, 95th Reg't, Illinois Infantry
Capt Nish was 36 years old when he enlisted in the 95th. Dark hair, 5 ft , 9 1/2 inches tall, dark hair, light eyes. Born in Galloway, Scotland, his occupation in Algonquin, Ill was Railroad Agent. Enlisted Aug 9th, 1862 as a Private, and was Elected Captain Aug 19th, 1862.
You will be getting a research folder by Vonnie S Zullo of Horse Soldier Research Service. Interesting tour with the 95th. Was constantly being detailed on special assingnment for different Generals. Died May 27th, 1903.
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