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Confederate (CSV)


James A. Holman

(1838 - 1891)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He had come to Louisiana from South Carolina by way of Mississippi. He was a 24 year old farmer from Pine Ridge when he enlisted in Company H, 9th Louisiana Infantry on July 7, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. From September - December 1861 he was absent, sick, at Culpepper Courthouse, VA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, near Fredericksburg, VA on May 4, 1863. Except for a period of sickness in September and October 1864, he was present with his Company thereafter.

After the War

He lived in Winn and Bienville Parishes.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Details from family genealogists and his gravesite on Findagrave.


09/09/1838; Charleston, SC


11/22/1891; Saline, LA; burial in Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery, Saline, LA


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 340  [AotW citation 14000]