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HOLEHOUSE, JAMES

holehouse james

With one companion voluntarily and with conspicuous daring advanced beyond his regiment, which had been broken in the assault, and halted beneath the crest. Following the example of these two men, the colors were brought to the summit, the regiment was advanced, and the position held.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company B, 7th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Stockport, Greater Manchester County, England

Citation

With one companion voluntarily and with conspicuous daring advanced beyond his regiment, which had been broken in the assault, and halted beneath the crest. Following the example of these two men, the colors were brought to the summit, the regiment was advanced, and the position held.