Freland N. Holman

First Name: Freland
Middle Name(s): N.
Last Name: Holman
Unit: 
Co. L, 1st Maine Cavalry
Rank: 
corporal
Biography: 

Freland N. Holman (b. ca. 1835) was a carpenter from Dixfield Center, Oxford County, Maine. He mustered into service as a private in Co. L, 1stMaine Cavalry on November 1, 1861.  He was promoted to corporal in 1862, reenlisted on December 31, 1863, and promoted to sergeant in 1864.  The 1stMaine Cavalry sustained the highest loss in killed in action or died of wounds of any cavalry regiment in the Union Army: 174 officers and enlisted men. Another 344 died of disease, by accident, or as prisoners of war. Freland Holman was taken prisoner at St. Mary’s Church, Virginia on June 24, 1864 and died a prisoner of war at Savannah, Georgia (date and cause of death not recorded).  He was the son of farmer Luther Holman (b. ca. 1800) and his wife Olive (b. ca. 1805) and the sister of Isabella Holman. 

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
12496 Holman26 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME
12473 Holman6 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12487 Holman19 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12475 Holman8 November 7, 1858 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12468 Holman1 February 1, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME
12482 Holman15 April 23, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12469 Holman2 April 29, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME
12470 Holman3 May 18, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Fredericksburg, VA Oxford County, ME
12471 Holman4 June 13, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12472 Holman5 July 15, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12495 Holman25 December 25, 1862 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12476 Holman9 January 11, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12477 Holman10 February 4, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12478 Holman11 February 5, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME
12479 Holman12 March 2, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12480 Holman13 March 20, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12481 Holman14 April 16, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12485 Holman17 May 17, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12486 Holman18 June 10, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME
12489 Holman21 September 12, 1863 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12490 Holman22 April 24, 1864 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman VA Oxford County, ME
12493 Holman24 September 23, 1866 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME
12474 Holman7 September 6, 1882 Freland N. Holman Isabell Holman Oxford County, ME

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