(1840 - 1927)
Home State: Texas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Texas Infantry
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
05/08/1840; Hempstead County, AR
05/21/1927; Austin, TX; burial in Frost Cemetery, Frost, TX