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Col Simon Pierce Burns
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1834
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1898
Hood County
Texas, USA

Although Simon Pierce Burns obtained the rank of Brigadier General in the Missouri Confederate Army, he was not officially commissioned by the War Department before the war ended. He was known throughout his life as Colonel Burns.

Colonel Simon Pierce Burns. Twice elected Texas State Representative and was running for Senator when he died in Granbury, Texas while campaigning.
Family links: 
  Sarah Ann Gibson Burns (1837 - 1903)*
  James D. Burns (1856 - 1928)*
  John Henry Burns (1861 - 1939)*
  William Nelson Burns (1865 - 1934)*
  Simon Pierce Burns (1868 - 1948)*
  Walter Ernest Burns (1877 - 1959)*
  Jennie Georgia Burns Ellis (1878 - 1965)*
  Sarah Ollie Burns Miller (1882 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Heflin Cemetery
Brown County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: PVGS
Originally Created by: Johnny Egger
Record added: Dec 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8213829
Col Simon Pierce Burns
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Col Simon Pierce Burns
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Col Simon Pierce Burns
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