Historical Rosters Database
Richard H. SimsRoster ID 1728
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Sims Richard, Class of 1864: Born- August 18, 1842. Matriculated from Ryard's Depot, Va. At VMI 17 months over 2 years. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond spring 1861. Resigned from VMI June 15, 1861. At UNC 1861-62. Appointed 2nd Lt July 17, 1862 (date of rank July 12). Assigned as Drill Master to Camp Lee. On duty there until evacuation of Richmond. Captured April 7, 1865 at Amelia Court House. Held at Johnson's Island, Ohio. Released on oath June 20, 1865. Post War Career: Physician; farmer. MD, Jefferson Community College 1867. Died- February 26, 1919.|