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After escaping slavery, Nichols, better known as “Aunt Lucy,” became a much-loved Union Army nurse. After the Civil War, an organization of Union Army veterans known as the Grand Army of the Republic granted her honorary membership.
She was born into slavery in Hardeman County, Tennessee.
Her life became the subject of exhibits at both Indiana’s Carnegie Center for Art & History and Kentucky’s Frazier History Museum.
How did Lucy Higgs Nichols die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Birthday||April 10, 1838|
|Death date||January 25, 1915|
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