Clark Sylvester Simonds(1831 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 30, scythe maker from Fitchburg on his commissioning as Captain, Company B, in August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with bio details from Harnwell2. His photograph from one in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection3.
|Birth Date: 02/24/1831 Place of Birth: Groton, MA |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: 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, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: pg. 4931 [AotW citation 6941]
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