Name HOLMES, Theophilus Hunter
Born November 13 1804, Sampson Cty NC
Died June 21 1880, Fayetteville NC
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1829, frontier duty, Second Seminole War, Mexican War, garrison duty, resigned April 1861.
War Service 1861 organised state troops, June 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Confederate Army, commanded Reserve Bde at First Manassas, October 1861 Maj. Gen., coastal defences in North Carolina, present at Malvern Hill but did not fight, July 1862 command of Trans Mississippi, October 1862 Lt. Gen. - superseded by Kirby Smith at his own request, commanded District of Arkansas, commanded state reserves in North Carolina.
Post War Career Farmer.