|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1896|
137th Regiment Infantry
Organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Ill., and mustered in for 100 days June 5, 1864. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., June 9. Attached to 4th Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee. Transferred to 3rd Brigade, District of Memphis, July 9. Assigned to guard and picket duty at and about Memphis until September. Repulse of Forrest's attack on Memphis August 21. Mustered out September 4, 1864.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 17 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 50
Simmons, David: David Simmons was born about 1848 in Illinois, per census records. On Dec 9, 1884 he was married in Lincoln Co, WA to Eva McMillen of the Earl district of Lincoln Co, WA. He farmed in the Earl district. Four children were born, Four children were born, Eudocia, Jesse, Ella, Eva. He forfeited the custody of his three oldest children to the McMillen family and his sister Angeline C. Simmons Kinnear raised Eva.
He is consistently reported on the census of 1885, 1887, 1889 and 1892 for Lincoln County, WA. Following the death of his wife between 1889 and 1891, his appearance in Lincoln County is less discernible. ("not expected to recover", in Dec 20, 1888, Sprague Independent; Mr. David Simmons of Yarwood district alive in 1891 probate #183, Miles McMillen; and appears on the 1892 census.)
Eva D. McMillen Simmons (1858 - 1891)*
Eudocia Simmons Young (1886 - 1971)*
Angeline Simmons Hall (1888 - 1960)*
Greenwood Memorial Terrace
Created by: NW Mountain Man
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
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