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Pvt William Cummings
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Birth: unknown
Death: May 23, 1864, USA

William Cummings was a private in the 83rd Regiment Company B of the United States Colored Infantry. He is listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC plaque #C-89.

The 83rd Regiment Infantry (New) was organized from 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry December 13, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort Smith, Ark., until January, 1865. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., January 15-February 4, and duty there until August. Moved to Camden, Ark., August 1-10, and duty there until October 9. Mustered out October 9, 1865. Discharged at Leavenworth, Kansas, November 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 32 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 211 Enlisted men by disease. Total 245.

Contributed by Tonia Holleman and Angela Walton-Raji. Any additional information or corrections contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.
 
 
Burial:
Little Rock National Cemetery
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: 6 Grave #3602
 
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Feb 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8446408
Pvt William Cummings
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Pvt William Cummings
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Pvt William Cummings
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- John Cummings
 Added: Jan. 8, 2013
The African American Civil War Memorial Washington DC.
- Ronald Walton
 Added: Feb. 27, 2004

- Tom Cummings
 Added: Jan. 7, 2004
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