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James M Compton
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Birth: 1839
Death: 1876

Sgt Co B 25th AL Infantry C.S.A.
Proud Confederate Soldier

James Compton was the son of Robert S. Compton (b. 1808, SC, d. 1880, Washington Co. TX) and Rebecca McCain Compton (b. 1819, AL, d. >1875 AL). James McCain Compton was the eldest of their 9 children, all born in Montgomery, AL

This headstone is a cenotaph beside his daughter, Alice Compton Smith.
James M. Compton first enlisted with the Confederate Army in 1861 in Montgomery AL at age 21. He was on an original roll of Co. I, 1st AL Int. Reg. known as "Wilcox True Blues". He re-enlisted with Co. B. 25th AL. Inf. in Pensacola, FL on Dec. 21, 1861. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert S. Compton (1808 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Aveline Iles Compton (1836 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  James McCain Compton (1839 - 1876)*
  James M Compton (1839 - 1876)
  Emily J. Compton Curry (1845 - 1880)*
  Henry "Clay" Compton (1848 - 1914)*
  Mary L. Compton Hogg (1851 - 1927)*
  Alice B. Compton (1853 - 1942)*
  George William Compton (1857 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mooringsport Cemetery
Mooringsport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: David Hill
Record added: Oct 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30462641
James M Compton
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James M Compton
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James M Compton
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Dr. James McCain Compton, my great grandfather,
- Alice
 Added: Jul. 26, 2014

- RoxღEd
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014
Cudos!
- Nena Smothers
 Added: Aug. 22, 2012
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