Fletcher was born in 1835 in Georgia, the son of Holman Freeman Simmons and Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns.
He died about 1865 in Decatur, Alabama.
|Census||21 DEC 1850||
Census 1850 Alabama, Talladega County
|Other Event||FROM 1862 TO 1865||
Military Record of Capt Felix Simmons
Fletcher Simmons served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and made it through the war safely. On the day that he returned to his home in Decatur, Alabama, an irate tenant on his plantation shot him and he died from that gunshot wound. He left a widow and two children.
Is this the BF Simmons listed on Florida 8th Infantry Field and Staff?
FLOYD RICHARD F. C MAY62 RS ON ACCOUNT OF ILL HEALTH
LANG DAVID C MAY62 9APR65 CN CO. C; P TO C 17SEP62
PONS JOHN M. LC MAY62 RS
BAYA WILLIAM LC MAY62 9APR65 W, BRISTOW STATION OCT63
TURNER WILLIAM J. MJ MAY62 RS 62
CLARK THOMAS E. MJ MAY62 9APR65
DANIEL R.P. MAY62 9APR65 SURGEON
WEST THEODORE MAY62 9APR65 ASST. SURGEON
HOOPER DU P. ASST SURGEON; D ON DUTY AT FREDERICKSBURG 12DEC63
SIMMONS B.F. 1L MAY62 9APR65 ADJUTANT
Florida Civil War Pension Index:
SIMMONS Benjamin F. 8th Regt Inf Elenora (--) Escambia Co 1908 06 pgs A12235
Probably different family -- see 1860 census
|Source:||Census 1850 Alabama, Talladega County|
|Publisher:||US Federal Census|