|Birth||May 30, 1845|
|Death||Aug. 20, 1931|
|Unit||16th Missouri Cavalry, Company E|
Private Solomon O Grimes
Company E, 16th Missouri Cavalry
Grimes was born in Washington County, North Carolina on May 30, 1845. He enlisted in the regiment on August 20, 1864 at Fair Grove (Greene County), Missouri. Grimes was mustered on August 24, 1864 and went on to serve about 10 months. He was discharged on July 1, 1865 at Springfield, Missouri.
The 16th Missouri Cavalry was organized at Springfield, Missouri on November 1, 1863. The unit was assigned to scout and patrol duty in southeastern and northern Missouri. It was mustered out on July 1, 1865.
Grimes died on August 20, 1931 at the age of 86 years. He is buried in the Lafayette Cemetery in Brock (Nemaha County), Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.