James I. Hollingsworth(1834 - 1885)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 4 June 1862 at Adams Run, SC at age 28. Absent sick in August 1862, returned to duty on 12 September.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Appointed Corporal on 15 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded in the arm in action at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863, was in the Fairgrounds hospital in Atlanta, GA, then furloughed home. He was again wounded, in the fingers, in action in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. He was in the CSA General Hospital, Farmville, VA and returned to his Company on 29 September 1864. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as 3rd Sergeant, Company E, 3rd South Carolina Infantry.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 09/04/1834 Place of Birth: Union County, SC |
Death Date: 01/15/1885 Burial Place: Sardis Methodist Cemetery, Laurens County, SC
1 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster [AotW citation 15992]
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