Sgt James M Compton

Photo added by David Hill

Sgt James M Compton

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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  • Created by: David Hill
  • Added: 10 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30462641
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James M Compton (1839–1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30462641, citing Mooringsport Memorial Gardens, Mooringsport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by David Hill (contributor 46626495) .