|Death: ||Aug. 3, 1863|
Assistant Engineer, Confederate States Navy. Cummings served as Third Asst. Engr. on the Confederate commerce raider CSS "Alabama." While the cruiser was put into Saldanha Bay, South Africa, Cummings was killed when his rifle accidentally discharged as he was climbing aboard the ship following a hunting party. He was buried in a local farmer's family cemetery.
Cause of death: Gunshot to the chest
West Coast District Municipality
Western Cape, South Africa
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Record added: Apr 09, 2000
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