(1832 - 1862)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
He enlisted as Private in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 20 March 1862 at Kickapoo, TX, age 25.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Service information from Davis1 and Simpson.2 Details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.
One of 4 Hollingsworth brothers in Company H. George (1843-1881) was unhurt at Sharpsburg, if he was present, and survived the war; Nathan (1840-1927) was promoted to Sergeant at Sharpsburg and also surviveded; Joseph (b. 1835) was mortally wounded at Sharpsburg and died in October 1862.
12/18/1832 in MS
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD