Joseph Sylvester Holley

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 20 May 1838

Died 19 May 1924

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Van Wert County Ohio



Private Holley was discharged early in the war for disability. On September 20th, 1862 he joined Company F of the 97th Indiana Infantry and served there until he received a promotion to Commissary Sergeant. From June 23rd, 1863 to August 21st, 1865 Joseph served in the 59th United States Colored Infantry.


He filed for a pension in September of 1879.