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31st Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: William B HolmesRank: Private Company: C

His Compiled Civil War records show the following. He is on a list of 'rebel prisoners' in General Field Hospital, Bridgeport, Ala., Dec. 1, 1863. Remarks: Wounded and taken prisoner at battle of Shell Mound admitted Nov. 27, Transfer Nash(ville). He was on a roll of prisoners of war, captured by forces under Major General Thomas, commanding, Department of the Cumberland. He was taken at Lookout Mtn. Ga. Nov. 25, 1864. In Nashville he was diagnosed with 'intermittent fever' and transferred Jan. 9, 1864 and turned over to the provost marshal. William's name appears on a roll of prisoners of war at military prison, Louisville, Ky. Was received Jan. 13, 1864. Captured Nov. 24, 1863. Discharged Jan. 17, 1864. Sent to Rock Island, Ill. William B. Holmes appears on a record of prisoners of war who died at Rock Island Barracks, Ill. Died Feb. 7, 1864. Died of chron diahr. Grave number 322. Locality: South of Prison Barracks.

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Contact Name: Milly Storey Holmes
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