About Bob Houghtalen

Bob Houghtalen is the great great-grandson of Erastus Holmes -the subject of his book, A Hoosier in Andersonville, who spent his last 25 years of his life at Central State “as a model patient but always continued to claim that General Sherman was coming to free him.” (DOCTORS Quote from pension file record 1895)
Bob was born and raised in Noblesville, Indiana. He is a graduate of Hanover (IN) College with a B.A. degree in History/Education. Bob also authored another Civil War biography, I am A Good Ol Rebel.