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Confederate (CSV)


Isaac N. Holcombe

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 27 year old shoemaker in Lafayette County, MS. He enlisted on 28 April 1861 and mustered on 16 May 1861 as a Private in Company G, 19th Mississippi Infantry at Spring Port, MS.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Winchester, VA on 24 September 1862. His father Darius J. Holcomb filed a claim for his and his brothers' final pay in March 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3. His Sharpsburg wound also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862, as J.W. Halcum. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as J. Holcomb.

His brothers Caleb and Joshua, who were twins, also enlisted in Company G. Caleb died of disease in Richmond, VA on 13 May 1862 and Joshua was killed at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862.


12/27/1832; Jefferson County, AL


09/24/1862; Winchester, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 29811]