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Confederate (CSV)


Erastus F. Cummings

(? - 1923)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 17th Mississippi Infantry about 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He owned land in what is now Grant County, Arkansas by 1882.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His wounding from a list of Harpers Ferry casualties in a 24 September 1862 letter by Pvt. Solon L. Whittington, Company B, published in the Memphis Daily Appeal on 13 October 1862 [online from Jeff T. Giambrone]. Land holdings from Bureau of Land Management records. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/02/1923; burial in Little Rock National Cemetery, Little Rock, AR