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Confederate (CSV)


Elijah H. Holterson

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in the 7th North Carolina Infantry, date and Company assignment not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the left leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds in a field hospital on or near the battlefield on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

His service and wound from his Compiled Service Records,2 containing only a federal record, online from fold3. Death detail from a list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862, as E.H. Hotterson.


09/20/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 30068]