Civil War Records of William T. Hollowell

William T. Hollowell


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
H 133rd Illinois VI Private; May 12, 1864, at Springfield, Ill. disch. Sept. 24, 1864   farmer  

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
H 133rd Illinois July 6, 1893 Invalid 1152273 914 295 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  6 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 135 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).   

Fifteen members of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R. in front of the Telephone Office Building, West Acton, on May 30, 1924 (photograph, Acton Memorial Library archives 24.1.1)


Date May 3, 1926
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 81
Cause mitral regurgitation
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Text from "Not Afraid to Go", exhibit at the Acton Memorial Library:

William Hollowell was from Godfrey, Illinois, and served as a private in the 133rd Illinois Infantry from May to September 1864. The regiment had only been called up for a term of 100 days, which they spent guarding prisoners at Rock Island, Illinois. They saw no action, but lost 16 men to disease.

After the war (1900-), Hollowell owned a farm in North Acton. He died at the age of 81 on May 3, 1926.


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