|Birth||April 10, 1848|
|Death||Aug. 8, 1932|
|Cemetery||West Lawn Hillcrest (Omaha)|
|Unit||50th Missouri Infantry, Company K|
Private William R Sims
Company I, 43rd Missouri Infantry
Company K, 50th Missouri Infantry
Sims was born in Missouri on April 10, 1848. The 16 year old enlisted and mustered in the 43rd Missouri Infantry on February 1, 1865. He served about 5 months before transferring to the 50th Missouri Infantry on June 28, 1865. Sims served about 1 month with the 50th Missouri Infantry. He was discharged on August 5, 1865.
He died on August 8, 1932 at the age of 84 years. Sims is buried in the West Lawn-Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.