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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 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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Compston, John H.; M; 2nd Reg Cav Vols West Virginia State Archives

http://www.wvculture.org/history/medala-l.html  This website 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 his … Continue reading

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