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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

William H.S. Holmes

Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Smeltser, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant (dates not given).

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded in action at Chancellorsville, VA (1863), Dallas, GA (1864) and Averasboro, NC (1865). He mustered out on 21 July 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1.






Notes

1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 425 - 427  [AotW citation 15271]



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