Enlisted at Webster County, KY as a Colonel (date unknown).
Field & Staff KY 11th Cavalry
Regiment Personnel Listing
Soldier Company In Date In Method Out Date Out Reason Out Place
William Hollis S Commission 06/22/63 Killed
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65
The Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry, C. S. A. From the Lexington, Ky. Herald, April 21, 1907.
. . . General Adam R. Johnson's book, ‘The Partisan Rangers,’ commanded by Colonel William Hollis, of Webster County, gives a roster of another 11th Kentucky Cavalry, C. S. A., where, and in the adjoining counties, this regiment of 410 men was recruited. On June 22, 1863, this regiment was defeated in a fight with the 35th U. S. Cavalry, and Colonel Hollis was killed. The regiment then disbanded and the men joined other organizations. . . .