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C.S. Simonds

C.S. Simonds

Federal (USV)


Clark Sylvester Simonds

(1831 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, scythe maker from Fitchburg on his commissioning as Captain, Company B, in August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with bio details from Harnwell2. His photograph from one in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection3.


02/24/1831; Groton, MA


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 145 - 154  [AotW citation 5628]

2   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <>, Source page: pg. 4931  [AotW citation 6941]