{⋆★⋆} BG Cumming, Alfred

Alfred Cumming

Born: January 30, 1829
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Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia

Father: Henry Harford Cumming 1799 – 1866
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​

Mother: Julia Ann Bryan 1803 – 1879
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​

Wife: Sarah M. Davis – 1910
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​

Children:

Carrie Cumming – 1904​
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​
Julien Davis Cumming – 1955​
(Buried: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Georgia)​
Henry Harford Cumming 1875 – 1896​
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​

Education:

1849: Graduated from West Point Military Academy (35th in class)​

Occupation before War:

1849 – 1850: Brevet 2nd Lt. United States Army, 8th Infantry Regiment​
1850 – 1855: 2nd Lt. United States Army, 7th Infantry Regiment​
1851 – 1853: Aide to General David E. Twiggs​
1855 – 1856: 1st Lt. United States Army, 10th Infantry Regiment​
1856 – 1861: Captain United States Army, 10th Infantry Regiment​
1861: Resigned from United States Army on January 19th
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Civil War Career:

1861: Lt. Colonel of Augusta Volunteer Battalion​
1861: Major of 1st Georgia Infantry​
1861: Lt. Colonel of 10th Georgia Infantry​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 10th Georgia Infantry​
1862: Participated in the Peninsula Campaign​
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Malvern Hill​
1862: Led a Alabama Brigade during the Maryland Campaign​
1862 – 1864: Brigadier General in the Confederate Army Infantry​
1862 – 1863: Served in Mobile, Alabama​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi​
1863: Captured and Paroled during the Battle of Vicksburg​
1863: Reorganized Carter Stevenson's old Brigade in Decatur, Georgia​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Missionary Ridge​
1864: Participated in the Atlanta Campaign​
1864: Disabled by a wound during the Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia​

Occupation after War:

Farmer in Floyd County, Georgia​
Farmer in Rome, Georgia​
Member of American Military Commission to Korea​

Died: December 5, 1910

Place of Death: Rome, Georgia

Cause of Death: Not known

Age at time of Death: 81 years old

Burial Place: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia
 
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