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Federal (USV)


James Hollingsworth

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private in Company B, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 20 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Ward.1 His wound at Antietam from a casualty list published in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 29 September 1862.

A James Hollingsworth also enlisted in this Company on 17 December 1863 and transferred to Company H, but was dishonorably discharged 29 May 1864 to date from 25 August 1864 (1863?), reason not given. It is likely he's the same man.


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 314, 356  [AotW citation 21636]