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Federal (USV)


William H.S. Holmes

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

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

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.


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]