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William Roscoe Cumpston Greene County Pennsylvania

It has been a very busy time for me in the last 3 weeks having received 8 sightings of CUMPSTONs – all sent to me by their descendants.  Many thanks to you all and by now you will be able … Continue reading

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CUMPSTON, JAMES M. – Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 91st Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August to November 1864. Entered service at: ?. Birth:   Galia County, Ohio. Date of issue:   Unknown. Citation:   Capture of flag. This data was extracted … Continue reading

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James M. CUMPSTON Ohio and Pennsylvania

 Today I heard from a CUMPSTON descendant pplacier@socket.net who wrote ‘ We are the descendents of the James Cumpston who received the Medal of Honor in the Civil War. We live in southern Ohio and have traveled to several counties trying to … Continue reading

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