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Nelson Holding
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Birth: unknown
Death: May 18, 1865

Civil War Veteran
Co B 1st Iowa Infantry
Co A 1st Iowa Cavalry

Holding, Nelson.
Age 22.
Residence Iowa City,
nativity Illinois.
Enlisted April 18, 1861 into 1st Iowa Infantry.
Mustered May 14 1861.
Mustered out Aug. 21, 1861.
Participant in Battle of Wilson's Creek,MO

Holding, Nelson.
Age 23.
Residence Black Hawk County,IA
Enlisted Jan. 2, 1864 into 1st Iowa Cavalry.
Mustered Jan. 2, 1864.
Died of disease May 18, 1865, Memphis, Tenn.

The 1st Iowa Cavalry was the first Regiment of 3 year volunteer cavalry accepted into the Union forces. The recruits owned their own horses and equipment. This regiment was involved in a multitude of expeditions, battles, skirmishes in Missouri and Arkansas as well as campaigns against Quantrills guerrilla forces. 
Memphis National Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: A, 1993
Maintained by: K L Bonnett
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3158642
Nelson Holding
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Co A, 1st IA Cavalry Private,
age 23, born IL. Enlisted 1-2-64. Died 5-18-65 of disease at Memphis, TN. Interred in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, TN. (Section 1, grave 300).
- Bev
 Added: Dec. 1, 2004

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