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Charles Henry Tompkins, Sr
Birth: May 15, 1834
Death: Aug. 9, 1895

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army and was commissioned an officer in the 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery. With the 1st Rhode Island, he participated in the battles of the Shenandoah Valley, Second Bull Run and at Cedar Creek. During the Fredericksburg Campaign, he served as Left Division Chief of Artillery. Promoted Colonel, he served as of Chief of Artillery in a Brigade of the VI Corps for the remainder of the war. For conspicuous services, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Jane Eliza Carr Tompkins (1835 - 1912)*
 
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Burial:
New Somerville Cemetery
Somerville
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Lot 186, N 1/2, Row 1, Grave 1
 
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Originally Created by: Steve Godjas
Record added: Aug 24, 2002
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Charles Henry Tompkins, Sr
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