Private Nathan Vendrick was born on ca. 1845 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida.
In 1860 he was living near Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, at his father Wiley’s residence along with his mother Marinda and his younger brother John. His father was a farmer of no small means, who reported holding real estate in the value of $2,200, and a personal estate valued at $2,000. Both Nathan and his younger brother were educated, having attended school with 12 months of the census.
Nathan and his brother enlisted on March 28th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida in Captain Davidson’s Company; Nathan stated his age as 17.
Nathan was reported present with the company from the date of his enlistment, until September 19th, 1863 when he was killed in action at Chickamauga, Georgia. His place of interment is unknown.