Courtesy of Dale Nichols: January 2008:
MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY *K, 26th REGIMENT, GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, ARMY NORTHERN VIRGINIA, C. S. A., GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA, BRUNSWICK RIFLES, OR
Holmes, George J. – Private, March 2, 1862. Severely wounded at 2d Manassas, Virginia, August 28, 1862. Wounded and captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5,1864. Died of wounds in Harewood U.S.A. Hospital at Washington, D.C., June 6, 1864. Buried in Arlington Cemetery. Source. Georgia State Archives. George Holmes was born in about 1841 and was the oldest of eight children. His father was John Holmes, born about 1810, and Meldarin Holmes, born about 1824. Source: 1860 US Census records for Brunwick County Georgia.
HOLMES, GEO J
26TH GA CW
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/08/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 141
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