Henry Holmes (Confederate soldier)

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Henry Holmes
Born October 12, 1827
Tucson, Arizona
Died March 5, 1865(1865-03-05) (aged 37)
Yuma, Arizona
Allegiance  Confederate States of America
Service/branch  Confederate States Army
Years of service 1862
Rank Confederate States of America Sergeant-Artillery.svg Sergeant
Unit Company A, Arizona Rangers
Battles/wars

American Civil War
Arizona Campaign

Henry Holmes (October 12, 1827 – March 5, 1865) commanded a detachment of Confederate soldiers during the Battle of Picacho Pass. He was captured by Union forces under the command of Lieutenant James Barrett and taken to Yuma, Arizona where he died in prison before the end of the war. He is buried at Yuma National Cemetery in Arizona after several attempts to escape. He was shot during one of these attempts.

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