SIMMONS, WILLIAM T. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Lieutenant, Company C, 11th Missouri Infantry.
Place and date:   At Nashville, Tenn., 16 December 1864. Entered service at: ?. Born: 29 January 1843, Green County, Ill.

Date of issue:   24 February 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 34th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A ). Being the first to enter the works, he shot and wounded the enemy color bearer.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)