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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II

(Born Ala.)

George W. Holt

(Ap'd Ala.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1857.

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 28, 1857.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Craig, N. M., 1858‑59, — Albuquerque, N. M., 1859, — Expedition against Tuni‑cha Navajos, 1859, — Ft. Clark, Tex., 1860, — and Ft. McIntosh, Tex., 1860‑61; and on leave of absence, 1861.

Resigned, Feb. 28, 1861.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Civil History. — Banker's Clerk, at Mobile, Ala., 18–––.

Died, Jan. 23, 1876, at Mobile, Ala.: Aged 41.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he was Asst. Adjutant-General to Lieut.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.S. D. Lee, commanding a corps of the Army of Tennessee; he held the rank of Lieut.‑Colonel.

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