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Marshal Holtsclaw
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1832
Death: Jul. 2, 1907

The History of Hendricks County (Chicago: Interstate Publishing, 1885)--Middle Township, pages 705-706:

Marshall Holtsclaw, a prominent farmer of Middle Township, was born in Pulaski County, Ky., Oct. 25, 1832, a son of John and Annie Holtsclaw. In 1834 his parents moved to Montgomery County, Ind., and thence in 1835 to Hendricks County, and settled near where our subject now lives. His father was married twice. By the first wife were born three children-- Louis, John, and Francis J., and by the second, seven, five of whom are living--Marshall, Green L., Daniel F., Surelda, and Mary A. Marshall was reared and educated in Hendricks County, remaining with his parents till manhood. He is one of the successful agriculturalists of the township, owning a good farm of 135 acres. He was married in August, 1854, to Elizabeth H. Stevens, of Parke County, Ind., and to them was born one child--Annie E. Mrs. Holtsclaw died July, 1857, and July 25, 1866, Mr. Holtsclaw married Sallie A., daughter of William West. Three children have been born to them, but two of whom are living--Ora V. and Effie M. In April, 1861, Mr. Holtsclaw enlisted in Company A, Seventh Indiana Infantry, in the three-months service, and engaged in the battles of Philippi, Laurel Hill, and Carrick's Ford, W. Va. In February, 1862, he enlisted in Company A, Fifty-third Infantry, and participated in many of the important engagements of the war, among others the siege of Corinth and Vicksburg, and was wounded at Hatchie River. He was discharged in February, 1864, and re-enlisted in the same company and regiment and participated in the Atlanta campaign. At Kenesaw Mountain he was wounded and was in the hospital at Rome, Ga., eight weeks. He joined his regiment and with them marched to the sea, and participated in the siege of Savannah and battle of Bentonville, N.C.; was present at the surrender of General Johnston; was commissioned Second Lieutenant for good and faithful service; received his final discharge at Louisville, Ky., in July, 1865. In politics Mr. Holtsclaw is a Republican. He and his wife are members of the Christian church. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Holtsclaw (1798 - 1866)
  Anna Newell Holtsclaw (1805 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Sallie A. West Holtsclaw (1843 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lewis Holtsclaw (1822 - 1897)**
  Marshal Holtsclaw (1832 - 1907)
  Jacob Newell Holtsclaw (1839 - 1866)*
  Green Lee Holtsclaw (1841 - 1908)*
  Daniel Franklin Holtsclaw (1843 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Same stone as Sallie, his wife.
 
Burial:
Danville South Cemetery
Danville
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Marc Doty
Record added: Apr 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35442046
Marshal Holtsclaw
Added by: Marc Doty
 
Marshal Holtsclaw
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