William M Holt

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William M Holt

  • Birth Aug 1841
  • Death 22 Aug 1903
  • Burial Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section C Site 8535
  • Memorial ID 3084782

William served as a First Sergeant, Company A, 8th Delaware Infantry during the Civil War.

The name Wm M. Holt, 23 yrs 5'6", Hazel eyes, Dark Hair from Cecil County, Md., appeared in the State of Delaware Archives of Civil War Volunteers.

Three entries were found, the first shows William as a Pvt in Co "E" 5th Regt Delaware. The second shows him in Co "G" 7th Regt Del as Sergeant and third was with his brother in Co "A" 8 Regt Delaware with a date of 30 Aug 1864 where he was the 1st Sergeant. His name was listed on the muster rolls for Arlington Heights, Va, June 5, 1865.

His brother Captain Robert John Holt was his company commander who is also buried in this cemetery, Section D Site 7643.

After the war, William began an occupation as a Watchmaker then later became a Jeweler.


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3084782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William M Holt (Aug 1841–22 Aug 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3084782, citing Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .