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Confederate (CSV)


Nathan Hollingsworth

(1840 - 1927)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlsited as Private in Company H, First Texas Infantry on 20 October 1861 at Camp Quantico, VA.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 to replace his brother Sgt Joseph Hollingsworth, mortally wounded that date.

The rest of the War

He was wounded by gunshot through the buttocks at Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864 and was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 12 April 1864.

After the War

He was a resident of the Confederate Home, Austin, TX for most of his life after 1916 and died there of pneumonia in 1927.

References & notes

Service information from Simpson.1 Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Nathan was one of 4 brothers in Company H. Pvt. William Hollingsworth was killed at Sharpsburg, and Sgt. George Hollingsworth also survived the war.


05/08/1840; Hempstead County, AR


05/21/1927; Austin, TX; burial in Frost Cemetery, Frost, TX


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 61  [AotW citation 20973]