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Civil War Records of Abner D. Holt

Grand Army of the Republic
Isaac Davis Post No. 138

Personal War Sketch for Abner D. Holt

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Comrade Abner D. Holt
Who was born the
day of
A.D. 1839
County of Hillsborough
State of New Hampshire

At Lowell, Mass. on Aug. 31st, 1862, I first entered the service as Sergeant, in Sixth Mass. Infantry Co. K, holding the same rank throughout my service and at the close the rank was still the same.


At the close of my service, I was discharged at Lowell, Mass., on May 31, 1863.

I never re-enlisted, again commissioned or transferred to any other organization.


On Nov. 18th, 1862, my first battle was at Ludlow Lawrence’s Plantation on the Blackwater.

I also took part in the engagements that were at Joiner’s Ford on the Blackwater on Dec. 12, 1862, and April 11th, 1863 Siege of Suffolk which lasted several days.

I was never wounded, confined in prison or hospital.

Among my most intimate comrades were Chas. Reed and Amos A. Parkhurst.

I Certify that the Sketch of my War service as above written is true as
I verily believe  
Date Signed
We certify that Comrade Abner D. Holt Joined Isaac Davis
Post No. 138 Department of Massachusetts G.A.R. Dec. 18, 1882
Held Offices of
F.H. Stevens
H.R. Knowlton