US Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files – Elizabeth M CUMPSTON

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In the latest files released by familysearch I found Elizabeth M CUMPSTON a widow of Veteran William H CUMPSTON of the 12 Illinois Infantry   Company B    Application no.  WC30401

[Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861-ca. 1910   Record Group 15     ARC      300020]

I have a William H CUMPSTON on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/william-h-cumpston-boone-co-i/4539297773 who was killed in the War and another of the same name at
http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/william-h-cumpston-lucas-co/4539297678 who was mustered out.  Do let me know if you recognise these people.

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Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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5 Responses to US Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files – Elizabeth M CUMPSTON

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  5. Louie Zenti says:

    William H. Cumpston and his brother Albert R. Cumpston were both in Company B, 12th Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. William was killed and Albert was badly wounded on February 15, 1862 at the Battle of Ft. Donelson. They were my 3rd great grand uncles. Brothers of my maternal 3rd great grandmother. I have Albert’s military and pension record.

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