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 Simeon Cummings

Simeon Cummings

Birth
Death 3 Aug 1863 (aged 29–30)
Burial Saldanha, West Coast District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
Memorial ID 9074 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9074
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simeon Cummings (1833–3 Aug 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9074, citing Family Cemetery, Saldanha, West Coast District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .