Welika Pond

William Holmes

HOLMES, William; enlisted: January 15, 1836, New York, New York, by Cpt. Wharton; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 22 yrs; occupation: butcher; hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: July 21, 1836; mortally wounded in battle July 19, 1836, Welika Pond, Florida; rank: [none listed, a private].