William R Holmes(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
In April 1861 he was first Captain of Company C, the "Burke Sharpshooters", of the 2nd Georgia. He was elected Lieutenant Colonel as the Regiment was re-organized on 28 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action in command of the Regiment at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
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