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Confederate (CSV)


William Hollingsworth

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, Pg. 142  [AotW citation 1521]