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Federal (USV)


Joel Hollingsworth

(1837 - 1920)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 124th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted on 4 August 1862 in Media and mustered as Corporal, Company D, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry on 8 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He attended reunions and was an officer of the regimental Association from the late 1880s.

References & notes

His service information from the Register.1 His presence on the campaign from his own reminiscences in the History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




1920; burial in Old Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wallingford, PA


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23854]

2   Green, Robert McCay, compiler, History of the One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion 1862-1863, Philadelphia: Ware Brothers Company, printers, 1907, pg. 112  [AotW citation 23855]