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

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. … Continue reading

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Missouri State Archives – George COMPSTON

Missouri‘s Union Provost Marshal Papers: 1861 – 1866  This record concerns Naber, Herman B in the County of St Louis who appeared in a Statement of George Compston: at the Mound Engine House he heard Naber hurrah for Jeff Davis and claim … Continue reading

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Missouri Digital Heritage – William COMPSTON

William was a private in the Civil War, on the Union side. Provisional Enrolled Missouri Militia in Company C. Office of Adjutant General Record of Service Card, Civil War, 1861-1865 Box 17 Reel s00818 He enrolled and was organised on May … Continue reading

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Missouri State Archives – James COMPSTON

James COMPSTON was a Private in the Civil War on the Union Side.  He served in the Provisional Enrolled Missouri Militia in the 3rd Regiment Provisional EMM in Company C.  Office of Adjutant General, Record of Service Card Civil War 1861-1865 Box … Continue reading

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Records in the Illinois State Archives

This website leads to numerous databases for Illinois, including a marriage index and death index. Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database Database of Illinois Servitude and Emancipation Records Databases of Illinois Veterans Database for the Illinois Veterans’ History Project Database … Continue reading

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Jacob CUMPSTON Virginia

Confederate Papers Relating to Citizens or Business Firms, 1861-65 M346 National Archives Catalog ID: 2133274 Known as the “Citizens File,” these original records pertain to goods furnished or services rendered to the Confederate government by private individuals or business firms. Citizen  Jacob Cumpston  of … Continue reading

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American Civil War

Tonight I have been working on the data for people who were in the American Civil War = have a look at my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/usa-civil-war/4535509587 Let me know if you recognise any of these soldiers.

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David B COMPSTON b. 1823 died 1863 Washington DC

Today I heard from Tony Dellarocca at culpshill14th@yahoo.com  the genealogist and historian for the 14th NYSM Co.E Living History Association.  He says  ‘You have a David B. Cumpston listed on your website.  I am absolutely sure this is the David B. Compston from … Continue reading

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CUMPSTON Jacob; K; 1st Reg Vet Inf Vols West Virginia Archives

http://www.wvculture.org/history/medala-l.html  This site gives details of  UNCLAIMED UNION CIVIL WAR MEDALS A-L AT THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE ARCHIVES. Each soldier is identified by NAME; RANK; COMPANY; REGIMENT OR BATTERY In order to claim an ancestor’s medal, a claimant must submit … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln CUMPSTON, Iowa

I am doing some computer housekeeping and adding some CUMPSTON messages from my archives. Back in July 2010 I received a message from Steph  Strangeer stangersteph@gmail.com re Nellie Reca Cumpston.  Her husband’s grandmother is Nellie Cumpston b. Jan 12 1903 in Iowa died giving birth to Mark’s … Continue reading

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