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Jonathan Abbott Holt
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1841
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 19, 1864
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

(original written death record gives death date as May 15 and that he died in the Battle of the Wilderness; cemetery record has May 19 and at the Battle of Harris Farm @ Spotsylvania)

Civil War veteran
(H Company, 1st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Heavy Artillery)

As a member of H Company, 1st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Heavy Artillery, "he would have been killed on May 19, 1864 at Harris Farm fighting Confederate Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell's forces. This was part of Union Lt. Gen. Grant's 2nd major battle, the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse. The Battle of the Wilderness was Grant's first, lasting from May 5-7. Jonathan's Company did not take part in the Battle of the Wilderness"
(courtesy of contributor: John Gustin)
This information conflicts with his death information in his handwritten death record in "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"

unmarried

cause of death: killed in battle

(source: Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Solomon Holt (1799 - 1883)
  Phebe Abbott Holt (1798 - 1872)
 
 Siblings:
  Solomon Holt (1826 - 1826)*
  Solomon Augustus Holt (1829 - 1897)*
  Edward Francis Holt (1831 - 1832)*
  Edward Francis Holt (1834 - 1906)*
  Phebe Elizabeth Holt (1835 - 1905)*
  Jonathan Abbott Holt (1841 - 1864)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: ae 23y & 8m
 
Burial:
West Parish Garden Cemetery
Andover
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 2-066c
 
Created by: Allison Ferris Pierce
Record added: Mar 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87131694
Jonathan Abbott Holt
Added by: Allison Ferris Pierce
 
Jonathan Abbott Holt
Added by: Allison Ferris Pierce
 
Jonathan Abbott Holt
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Added by: Julie Nathanson
 
 
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- Beverly Swanson
 Added: Jan. 25, 2015

- Karen
 Added: Apr. 10, 2014

- Allison Ferris Pierce
 Added: Mar. 21, 2012
 
 
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