|Birth: ||1835, Ireland|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1862|
Pvt. Holmes was a member of Gen. Starke's Louisiana Brigade that fought at Antietam Md. on September 17,1862. his unit was along the Haggerstown Pike rail fence. during the morning hours of Sept 17, Pvt Holmes was killed in Action at the Fence while engaged with Federal forces of Gen. Hooker's Brigade of the Army of the Potomac. Before the war, David Holmes was a painter in New Orleans. He enlisted in the Confederate States Army on July 22, 1861 at Camp Moore and mustered in Company A, 10th Louisiana Infantry. He was 26 years old and single when he enlisted.
Washington Confederate Cemetery
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Your sacrifice has not been forgotten! Pvt. David Holmes was born in Irland and was a painter in New Orleans. He enlisted in the Confederate States Army on July 22, 1861 at Camp Moore and mustered in Company A, 10th Louisiana Infantry. He was 26 years o...(Read more)|
Martha Reid 19 UDC
Added: Feb. 1, 2011
A True Southern Hero|
Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
Added: Oct. 30, 2009
Son of the South, The fight is over, Its time to rest, You did your duty, You gave your best. We Thank You.|
Added: Jan. 30, 2008
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