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Confederate (CSV)


Arthur Brown Sims, Jr.

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 16 year old living on his widowed mother Hanna's farm at Union Church in Jefferson County, MS. He enlisted and mustered as a Private in Company D, 19th Mississippi Infantry on 28 May 1861 at Fayette, MS. He was appointed 2nd Corporal about July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 1 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 online from fold3. His wound at Sharpsburg also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862. He's listed as Arthur B. Simms and as killed outright at Sharpsburg in a roster compiled by Walter F. Cox, Jr on RootsWeb. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860, as A. Brown Sims.


c. 1844; Jefferon County, MS


11/01/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 29781]