Thomas B Holland(c. 1840 - 1864)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 2nd Virginia Cavalry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Franklin County, Virginia he's found in the 1850 US Census at age 10, living on his father's farm. He was in militia service there for 3 months in 1861, then was Captain, Company D of the 2nd Cavalry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He commanded the Sharpshooters of the Regiment and was conspicuous at Poolsville (8-9 Sept), then at Burkittsville and on to Crampton's Gap (12-14 Sept)1.
The remainder of the War:
He reportedly died of wounds in June 1864.
More on the Web:
Biographical information from a Hurt family genealogy.
|Birth State: VA |
1 Driver, Robert J., 2nd Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard Inc., 1995, pg. 59 [AotW citation 1144]
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