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Theophilus H. Holmes

Born: Nov 13, 1804

Death: Jun 21, 1880

Birthplace: Clinton

Nationality: United States

Theophilus H. Holmes

Date of Birth : Nov 13, 1804
Date of Death : Jun 21, 1880
Birth Place : Clinton

Theophilus Hunter Holmes was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate Lieutenant General in the American Civil War. A friend and protege of the Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, he was appointed commander of the Trans-Mississippi Department, but failed in his key task, which was to defend the Confederacy's hold on the Mississippi.

Also known as


  • Theophilus Holmes

Parents


  • Gabriel Holmes
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