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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, _____, 1865.

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

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