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William Thomas Simmons
Birth: Jan. 29, 1843
Virden
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1908
Calistoga
Napa County
California, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Army at Greene County, Illinois in January, 1843. He served as a Lieutenant with Company C, 11th Missouri Infantry. On December 16, 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee, he captured the flag of the 34th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.). Being the first to enter the works, he shot and wounded the enemy color bearer. His citation was issued February 24, 1865. (bio by: Lawrence Hildebrand) 
 
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 Children:
  Edwin G. Simmons (____ - 1880)*
  Leonice B. Simmons (____ - 1880)*
  William Fredereick Simmons (____ - 1931)*
  Mary Ann Simmons Penwell (1827 - 1892)*
 
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Burial:
Saint Helena Public Cemetery
Saint Helena
Napa County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
Record added: May 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10923808
William Thomas Simmons
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William Thomas Simmons
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William Thomas Simmons
Added by: Lawrence Hildebrand
 
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