. . . arrived by boat last night, having in charge his brother, Geo. W. Simmons, a member of Co. E, 11th Regiment, who was severely wounded in the leg at the battle of Pittsburg. Another brother, Wilson Simmons, died on the 15th and Mound City. – Muscatine Jour. 2d.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, May 7, 1862, p. 2