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Cummings, William Garrison


Age: 22, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: comn 2LT, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, 10/15/61 (11/1/61), pr 1LT 10/30/62 (11/8/62), pow, 12/28/62, prld 5/5/63, pr CPT 6/1/63 (9/17/63), pr MAJ 10/22/64 (11/28/64), pr LTC, 5/23/65 (5/31/65), wdd, Stony Creek, 6/28/64, Bvt COL 3/13/65, for gallant and meritorious service in the field, m/o 8/9/65

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Birth: abt 1838, Barnet, VT
Death: 12/17/1918

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA
Marker/Plot: Block 86, Lot 574.2
Gravestone photographer: Ken Wright
Findagrave Memorial #: 17891867


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/7/1866
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


Great Grandfather of Haley Zernich, Pittsburgh, PA

Great Grandfather of Judith Haskell Zernich, Pittsburgh, PA

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Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA

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John Gibson Collection

William G. Cummins

New York Times
13 May 1911
Col. William G. Cummins, a veteran of the civil war, is dead at the home of his daughter Mrs. H.J. Hasgell, in Kansas City, Mo. He was 72 years old. Col. Cummins served in fifty-four battles with the First Vermont Cavalry. He was a friend and comrade of Gen. Custer.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.