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Gilbert William Cumming
Birth: Mar. 12, 1817
Stamford
Delaware County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1877
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 51st Illinois Volunteer Infantry, being mustered in on October 15, 1861, and resigning his commission on September 30, 1862. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the operations before and the capture of the enemy's forces at Island No. 10, in the Mississippi River". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 43
 
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Originally Created by: Gregory Speciale
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
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Gilbert William Cumming
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Gilbert William Cumming
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Gilbert William Cumming
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