J. T. HolmesHome State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company G (renamed F), 5th Alabama Infantry on 10 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Exchanged 8 October 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. Promoted Corporal 3 August 1863.
References, Sources, and other 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, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15782]
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