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Henry V Fitzsimons

  • Birth 1837 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 29 Jun 1864 Prince George County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot B, 444
  • Memorial ID 2541438

My Great-Great Grandfather. Surname was actually spelled "Fitzsimons" with one "m".

NOTE: He was in the 191st Infantry, not 19 as shows on headstone.

Died as result of wounds in Civil War/Per FamilySearch-CJCLS-At sea, off City Point, Prince George County, Virginia

Civil War-Name: H V Fitzsimmons ,
Enlistment Date: 17 April 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Pennsylvania
Unit Numbers: 2190 2190
Service Record: Wounded
Enlisted as a Private on 17 April 1861
Enlisted in Company G, 191st Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 17 April 1861.
Died of wounds Company G, 191st Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania on 29 June 1864 in U.S. Transport

Source Information:
Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 - Historical Data Systems Inc.P.O. Box 196 Kingston, MA 02364

9 Jun 2011-Further research shows that Company G, 191st Infantry Reg. PA was involved with the Petersburg, VA siege which lasted from Jun 1864 to Apr 1865. Assumption is that Henry was wounded during the early days of this siege and died on board U.S. Transport heading toward a hospital area.


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  • Created by: Kaye
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2541438
  • Kaye
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry V Fitzsimons (1837–29 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2541438, citing Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kaye (contributor 46864183) .