Civil War Records of George H. Simpson

Service

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.


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

Pension

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

x


Death

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

Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.

(source for death information: pension file)

Survived by Clara B. Simpson

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) (source:  1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."

 

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