Civil War Records of George H. Simpson


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B 13th MVI Private; enl. June 29, 1861; must. July 16, 1861 discharged for disability, Nov. 29, 1862 from wounds received in action South Acton clerk

age 21;

wounded Aug. 30, 1862 at 2nd Bull Run, Va.

MASSCW, 2:83

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 42-43 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
B 13th MVI Jan. 10, 1863 Invalid 7 841 11 151    
Sept. 1, 1906 Widow 854 691 650 900 Minn. Clara B. Simpson

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date August 8, 1906
Place Minneapolis, Minn.
Age 65
Cause cancer of pancreas

Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.

(source for death information: pension file)

Survived by

Additional Information

George H. Simpson, age 19, a clerk, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census (dwelling no. 293) ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

George H. Simpson's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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