LCDR Andrew Boyd Cummings

LCDR Andrew Boyd Cummings

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Mar 1863 (aged 32)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 15-16
Memorial ID 28452952 · View Source
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Civil war Union Naval Officer. He served during the Civil War as Executive Officer of the "USS Richmond", and was killed in action in the Union Navy's assault and capture of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Two United States Navy destroyers were named for him: "USS Cummings" (destroyer #44) and "USS Cummings" (DD-365).

He was interred in Laurel Hill Cemetery on September 7, 1864.


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  • Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 22 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28452952
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Andrew Boyd Cummings (22 Jun 1830–18 Mar 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28452952, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Dodge (contributor 309) .