John C. Holston(1822 - 1923)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 34 year old manufacturer when he enlisted as Private on 10 March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in June 1863. He reenlisted in April 1864, and mustered out of Company F of the 13th Regiment, VRC, on 13 November 1865.
After the War:
He died at age 100 years, 8 months, and 13 days.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Birth Date: 06/05/1822 Place of Birth: Portland, ME |
Death Date: 02/18/1923 Death Place: Orange, MA Burial Place: South Cemetery, Orange, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp.†208 - 213 [AotW citation 2714]
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