Charles Jenks Simons

Charles Jenks Simons

Birth
Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
Death 18 Jun 1914 (aged 71)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 8114947 · View Source
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Civil War Congressonal Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 9th New Hampshire Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Was one of the first in the exploded mine, captured a number of prisoners, and was himself captured, but escaped." He was cremated at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, and his ashes were returned to his family. Their final disposition has become lost to history.

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 22 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8114947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Jenks Simons (29 Mar 1843–18 Jun 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8114947, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.