Edward Herbert Nixon (a.k.a. Herbert Edward, E. Herbert, Edward H.) was born in Virginia to Edward Nixon and Mary Ann Phelps. Edward Herbert Nixon married Kate Stewart in Walla Walla, Washington on 1 Apr 1876 (children born to this union: Stella, Laura and Edward S.) Edward resided at Johnson County, Iowa upon enlistment at the age of 21 and was mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky. Occupation: Farmer, Clerk.
He was a member of Gen. Warren Post No. 28 of Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington. He served as Post Quartermaster in 1888.
Sources: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Fold3, Washington Digital Archives, WA Death Certificate, Billion Graves, Soldiers & Sailors Database, Roster & Records of Iowa Soldiers War of the Rebellion (Vol. 2), Walla Walla County, Washington Marriage Certificates, Marriage Returns/Statistics for the children, U.S. Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, U.S. Census of Union Veterans & Widows of the Civil War of 1890, American Civil War Research Database, Oregon Biographical & Other Index Card, Census (1850, 1880-1920), Register 24th Annual Encampment Dept of WA/AK G.A.R. held at Walla Walla on 25-27 Jun 1906, G.A.R. Descriptive Book 1881-1911 for Walla Walla, No. 161 for Edward H. Nixon.