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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas B Holland

(c. 1840 - 1864)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 2nd Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

From Franklin County, Virginia he's found in the 1850 US Census at age 10, living on his father's farm. He was in militia service there for 3 months in 1861, then was Captain, Company D of the 2nd Cavalry.

On the Campaign

He commanded the Sharpshooters of the Regiment and was conspicuous at Poolsville (8-9 Sept), then at Burkittsville and on to Crampton's Gap (12-14 Sept)1.

The rest of the War

He reportedly died of wounds in June 1864.

More on the Web

Biographical information from a Hurt family genealogy.


c. 1840 in VA




1   Driver, Robert J., 2nd Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard Inc., 1995, pg. 59  [AotW citation 1144]