Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Died 01 July 1863
Buried Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Private Simmons was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.
He left behind a wife Sara and a 10 year old son William Jr.
Sara filed for a 'widows' pension in September of 1863.
Photo by Eric Lowman