James William Augustus Nicholson

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Rear Admiral James William Augustus Nicholson, (10 March, 1821 – 28 October, 1887) served in the United States Navy in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of U.S.S. Florida
17 Sep, 1867
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Commandant, Navy Yard, New York
1 Sep, 1876 – 1 May, 1880
Succeeded by
George H. Cooper
Preceded by
John C. Howell
Commanding European Squadron
c. Aug, 1881 – 10 Mar, 1883
Succeeded by
Charles H. Baldwin