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W.H. Holloway

W.H. Holloway

Federal (USV)


William H. Holloway

(c. 1836 - 1910)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old mechanic in Spencer, IN, he mustered as Corporal, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was appointed First Sergeant on 1 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and was the senior man left on duty by the end of the battle.

The rest of the War

He was commissioned First Lieutenant on 1 October 1862 and promoted to Captain on 14 February 1863. He resigned his commission on 4 October 1864.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His presence at Antietam from Jones.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1836


11/23/1910; Brazil, IN; burial in Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pp. 340, 615, 616  [AotW citation 18824]