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Civil War Soldiers - Holmes
|HOLMES, T. H., North Carolina.
Colonel, Corps of Infantry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., June 5, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., October 7, 1861.
Lieutenant general, P. A. C. S., October 10, 1862.
Died at Fayetteville, N. C, June 20, 1880.
Commanding defenses of North Carolina, April 22, 1861. Commanding
Department of Fredericksburg, June 5, 1861. July 21, 1861, commanding
a brigade, Army of the Potomac. Commanding Aquia District, Department
of Northern Virginia, October 22, 1861, to March 23, 1862. Commanding
brigade, Army of the Potomac, in 1861. Division composed of the
brigades of Daniel, Walker and Wise, Army of Northern Virginia.
Commanding Department of North Carolina, March 24, 1862. Commanding
Trans-Mississippi Department, July 16, 1862, to March 18, 1863.
Commanding District of Arkansas, March 18, 1863, to March 11, 1864.
Commanding Reserve Forces of North Carolina, April 18, 1864.
Commanding paroled prisoners of Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas
and Louisiana, which formed the garrisons of Vicksburg and Port
Hudson. Commanding District in Department of North Carolina, _____,
Holmes, Theophilus Hunter, born in North Carolina, appointed from
North Carolina cadet United States Military Academy, September 1, 1825
; graduated forty-fourth in a class of forty-six.
Brevet second lieutenant, and second lieutenant, Seventh Infantry,
July 1, 1829.
First lieutenant, March 26, 1835.
Regimental adjutant, August 9, to December 9, 1838.
Captain, December 9, 1838.
Major, Eighth Infantry, March 3, 1855.
Brevet major, September 23, 1846, for gallant conduct in several
conflicts at Monterey, Mexico.
Resigned April 22, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898