Private, Company B, 7th Massachusetts Infantry, U.S. Army. Awarded for actions at Marye's Heights, VA.
May 03, 1863
Born in 1839, in Stockport, England, Holehouse is accredited to Fall River, MA. He received the Medal for actions in the Battle of Chancellorsville. He died in 1915 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Falls River, MA.
Citation: With one companion voluntarily and with conspicuous daring advanced beyond his regiment, which had been broken In the assault, and halted beneath the crest. Following the example of these 2 men, the colors were brought to the summit, the regiment was advanced and the position held.