Cumpston Civil War Service. NOTE - the main lists are in yellow. Subsequent data is in gold. This page is constantly under constuction as researchers send me their updates.
Cumpston Veterans Allegiance Total Veterans of the Civil War
4 Confederate 1,050,000
37 Union 2,213,363
41 Combined 3,263,363
Compiled by Ancestry.com from the Civil War service records
Cumpston, Alfred F. Publication Number: T289 Publisher: NARA 89. State: West Virginia Arm Of Service: Infantry Regiment: 5 Company: K Name: Cumpston, Alfred F. Rank: Cap. Date: 16 Nov 1875 State/Arm Of Service: [Null] Company/Regiment: [Null] Roll Number: 600 Collection Title: Civil War Pensions
Andrew J. Cumpston U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 Residence: Upper, Lawrence, Ohio Class: 3 Congressional District: 11th . Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: West Virginia Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, West Virginia 1st Infantry Regiment. Sources: Index to Compiled Military Service Records. Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: West Virginia Regiment Name: 1 West Virginia Vet. Inf.
Company: A Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Film Number: M507 roll 3. Birth Date: abt 1845 Age: 20 Enlistment Date: 1865 Military unit: First Veteran Infantry . Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007 . Death Date: 15 Jan 1913 County of Death: Scioto
Andrew J. Cumpston Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: West Virginia Regiment Name: 5 West Virginia Infantry Company: K Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Alternate Name: Andrew I./Cumpston Film Number: M507 roll 3 Birth Date: abt 1846 Age: 18 Enlistment Date: 1864 Military unit: Fifth Infantry
Daniel S. Cumpston U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 Military unit: Ninth Infantry. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Regiment Name Expanded: 9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
Company: C Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Alternate Name: Daniel S./Cumston
Film Number: M507 roll 3
Edward Cumpston Publication Number: M804 Publisher: NARA Short Description: NARA M804. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files. State: Massachusetts
Francis Cumpston Military unit: Ninth Infantry Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: West Virginia Regiment 9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry Company: C Rank In: Musician Rank Out: Musician Alternate Name: Francis/Cumpson Film Number: M507 roll 3
1860 United States Federal Census Name: Francis Cumpston Age in 1860: 22 Birth Year: abt 1838 Virginia Home in 1860: Jackson, Virginia Post Office: Pleasant Views
Household Members: Name Age John Cumpston 55; Mary Cumpston 56; Tho Cumpston 25 ;
Francis Cumpston 22; Eliz Cumpston 20; Mary Cumpston 18; Alx Cumpston 14 ;
D S Cumpston 13; Hester Cumpston 12; M Cumpston 8.
1880 United States Federal Census
Francis Cumpston Home in 1880: Union, Mason, West Virginia Age: 42 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838 Birthplace: Virginia Relation to Head of Household: Nephew Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's birthplace: Virginia
Household Members: Name Age
James Hughes 56; Marinda Hughes 52; Prudy Hughes 24 ; Mary E. Hughes 19; James Hughes 17; William Hughes 14; Hariet Hughes 11; Edward Hughes 9 ; Francis Cumpston 42
Henry V. Cumpston Isaac Cumpston Jacob Cumpston Jacob Cumpston
Cumpston, J (47); C; Tenth Cavalry; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia Age: 47 Year: 1861
Publication Number: M324 Publisher: NARA Military Unit:
James Cumpston James Cumpston James Cumpston
CUMPSTON, JAMES M. Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 91st Ohio Infantry. See photo and own page.
Cumpston, James M. Publication Number: T289 Publisher: NARA T289. State: Kansas Arm Of Service: Cavalry Regiment: 15 Company: E Rank: Pvt. Date: 09 May 1890 State/Arm Of Service: Kans. Cav. Roll Number: 154 Collection Title: Civil War Pensions
John Cumpston John Cumpston John Cumpston John Cumpston John Cumpston
John Cumpston Jonathan Cumpston Jonathan Cumpston Noah Cumpston
Philoris P. Cumpston 6th Infantry National Archives and Records Administration; Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Volunteer Organizations During the American Civil War, compiled 1890 - 1912, documenting the period 1861 - 1866; Catalog ID: 300398; Record Group #: 94; Roll #: 135.
Name: Philoris P. Cumpston Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: West Virginia
Regiment Name: 6 W. Va. Inf. Company: A Rank In: Sergeant Rank Out: First sergeant Alternate Name: Philoris B./Cumpston; Philorus B./Cumpston Film Number: M507 roll 3
Remington Cumpston Reuben Cumpston Robert B. Cumpston Seth Cumpston
Silas Cumpston Thomas Cumpston
Steve Maczuga's Pennsylvania Civil War Project Name Regiment Company Muster Location Muster Date Rank Notes William Cumpston 114 D August 7, 1862 Corporal Killed at Chancellorsville, Va. on May 3, 1863.
William Cumpston William H. Cumpston William W. Cumpston William W. Cumpston
Williams Cumpston J. Cumpston James Cumpston R. J. Cumpston
William J. Cumpston Daniel S. Cumston James S. Cumston James S. Cumston
John Cumston Lewis D. Cumston Reuben Cumston Reuben Cumston Thomas Cumston
John M. Cumston
William A. Compson
Alfred F. Compston
Charles P. Compston
John H. Compston
John H. Compston
Remington B. Compston
William A. Compston
William H. Compston
H. G. Campsen
J. F. Campsen
John F. Campsen
J. M. Compson
J. J. Cumpsten (Jehu J. ) has his own page June 2011.
W. J. Cumpsty
William J. Cumpsty
Civil War Pensions
Name: Cumpston, Louis E Publication Number: T289 NARA State: Pennsylvania Arm Of Service: Light Battery Regiment: [Blank] Company: B Date: 21-MAR-1904 State/arm Of Service: [Null] Company/regiment: [Null] Roll Number: 522
American Civil War
Name War Rank Unit/Reg State
CUMPTON, John Pvt 21st Infantry KY
CUMPTON, T. S. American Civil War Pvt 21st Infantry KY
Steve Maczuga's Pennsylvania Civil War Project
Name Regiment Company Muster Location Muster Date Rank Notes
John Cumston 160 K October 10, 1862 Private Transferred to Company E - date unknown.
John Cumston 160 E October 10, 1862 Private Mustered out with company on June 21, 1865.
Richard William Cumpston (May 23, 1841-September 5, 1952), of Virginia Confederate
TheHighRoad.org mentions that he is a contender for the last man living after the Civil War
Ohio in the Civil War. Medale of Honour
Ohio Medal of Honor Recipients - Medal of Honor Recipients Ohio Civil War
Albert CUMPSTON, Christian 47th Ohio Infantry Archinal,
William CUMPSTON 30th Ohio Infantry Ayers,
David CUMPSTON 57th Ohio Infantry Ballen,
Frederick CUMPSTON 47th Ohio Infantry Barton,
Thomas CUMPSTON Seaman, U.S. Navy Beaty, Powhaten 127th Ohio Infantry
Cumpston, Lewis D. Publication Number: T289
Publisher: NARA State: Ohio Arm Of Service: Infantry Regiment: 142 Company: B Rank: Pvt. Date: 23 Feb 1907 State/Arm Of Service: Ohio Inf. Company/Regiment: B,142 Roll Number: 432 Collection Title: Civil War Pensions
CUMPSTON, JAMES M.
Born: 1837 at Gallia County, OH
Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 91st Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August to November 1864. Citation: Capture of flag.
US Army Centre of Military History Entered Service in the US Army from Portsmouth, OH
Earned The Medal of Honor During the Civil War For heroism August - November, 1864 at Shenandoah Valley Campaign, VA
Died: May 24, 1888 at the age of 51
Private James Cumpston was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in various engagements with rebel forces in the Shenandoah Valley from August to November, 1864. Among his many acts of valor, he captured a flag of the Confederate army.
U.S. Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783
Name Rank - Induction Roll Box Roll State
Edward Cumpston Adjt 36 MA
Edward Cumpston Capt 36 MA
Edwd Cumpston 1st Lt 122 Continental Troops
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name Regiment Name State/Origin
Thomas Cumpston 9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry Union West Virginia