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Confederate (CSV)


William Franklin Holmes

(1836 - 1917)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company F, First Texas Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was reported missing at Lookout Mountain, TN, on 28 October 1863 and was captured in Dade County, GA on 8 November. He was paroled from Federal prison at Alton, IL on 19 June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/15/1836; Gibson County, TN


08/18/1917; Warren, TX; burial in Fellowship Baptist Cemetery, Warren, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1483]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 47  [AotW citation 20933]