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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

 

Alexander Cumpston 

 

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

 

David B. Cumpston 

 

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 B. 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

Hartwell B. Compson

 

 Isaac Compson

 

 William A. Compson

 

 Abram Compston

 

Alfred F. Compston

 

 Charles P. Compston

 

 Francis Compston

 

 James M. Compston

[Own page]

 

 John Compston

 

 John H. Compston

 

 John H. Compston

 

 Remington B. Compston

 

 Reuben Compston

 

 William A. Compston

 

 William H. Compston

Alexander Cumpson

 

 Alexander Cumpson

 

 Benjamin Cumpson

 

 Frances Cumpson

 

 George Cumpson

 

 Isaac Cumpson

 

 Israel Cumpson

 

 Noah Cumpson

 

 Robert Cumpson

 

 Samuel Cumpson

B. Campsen  

 

 B. Campsen

 

 H. G. Campsen

 

 Henry Campsen

 

 Henry Campsen

 

 J. F. Campsen

 

 John 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.  

http://cairo.pop.psu.edu/cw/name1.cfm

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

http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/index.html

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

--http://www.ohiocivilwar.com/moh.html

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