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Confederate (CSV)


J. T. Holmes

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G (renamed F), 5th Alabama Infantry on 10 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Exchanged 8 October 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. Promoted Corporal 3 August 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Fry1, who has him as J. L. Holmes. Details from the State of Alabama.2


1   Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 109 - 120  [AotW citation 9416]

2   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15782]