Nichols' Battery was organized in December, 1862 and served in the Trans-Mississippi Department. It was stationed at Galveston until the spring of 1864 when it was assigned to the 7th Artillery Battalion. The company was active in the operations against Banks' Red River Campaign and included in the surrender on June 2, 1865. Captain William H. Nichols was in command.
William Hamilton Nichols--Cpt.