General Nicholas Wyckoff Day. Brig. Gen. Nicholas Wyckoff Day, a veteran of the civil war and connected with Schieffelin & Co., wholesale drug- gists, until his fatal illness, died on Monday at his home, 30 State Street, East Orange, N. J., in his seventy-eighth year. He was born in New Brunswick, N. J., and when a young man removed to this city. At the beginning of the civil war General Day enlisted in the Seventy-first Regiment, later being pro- moted to Colonel of the One Hundred and Thirty-first New York Volunteers. In 1864 he was brevetted Brigadier Gen- eral for bravery.