Great story about the Simmons family.
I think you may be interested to know that many people were left penniless after the war. It was a bare existance for many and that was just the way it was.
My own kin nearly starved to death in White County, Arkansas with probably their biggest crime being they were related to Gen. Price.
Lt. Fielding Price died in the Yankee prison at Little Rock on Feb. 2, 1865. He, his young widow and houseful of children paid dearly for his support of the CSA.