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Lieut Nelson R Sims

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Lieut Nelson R Sims

  • Birth 1829 Ohio, USA
  • Death 29 Sep 1863 Chickamauga, Walker County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 117018659

Lieut Nelson R Simms.

2nd Lieut Company F 96th Illinois Infantry

Residence GALENA, JO DAVIESS CO, IL Age 33 Height 5' 8 1/2 Hair DARK Eyes GRAY Complexion DARK Marital Status MARRIED Occupation CHAIR MAKER
Nativity CINCINNATI, HAMILTON CO, OH

Service Record
Joined AUG 13, 1862 GALENA, IL
Joined By CPT GREEN Period 3 YRS
Muster In SEP 4, 1862 CAMP FULLER, IL
PROMOTED 1st Lieutenant
Age 34
Joined DEC 18, 1862 DANVILLE, KY
Joined By GOV OF ILL Period 3 YRS
Muster In DEC 18, 1862 FRANKLIN, TN

DIED SEP 29, 1863 OF WOUNDS PVTD AT CHICKAMAUGA GA SEP 20, 1863.
-Illinois Civil War database

He died at General Hospital No. 17, Nashville, Tennessee.

He married Mary A. Butler, Jan 10, 1853. She claimed a Widow's pension and a minor's pension for their only child, a daughter named Laura Sims, born Nov 20, 1853. They lived in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Laura died Sep 10, 1870. Mary Sims died Dec 24, 1879.
-pension file


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  • Created by: Janet
  • Added: 13 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117018659
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Nelson R Sims (1829–29 Sep 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117018659, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Janet (contributor 46573654) .