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Federal (USV)


John C. Holwell

(1818 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

A rope maker in Norwich, CT, he enlisted on 21 November 1861 and mustered as Private, Company H, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 23 November 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 14 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll.1 His memorial is on Findagrave. He's also seen as John C. Hollowell.


1818 in SWEDEN


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 491  [AotW citation 20515]