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Henry Harrison Cumings

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1899 48 Republican
1901 48 Republican
1903 48 Republican
1905 48 Republican
 Counties   Venango, Warren

Biography

1840 - 1913

Born in Monmouth, Illinois, Dec. 1, 1840, Sen. Cumings attended Oberlin (Ohio) College before enlisting with the 105th Regt., Ohio Vol. Inf., Aug. 20, 1862, in Cleveland.  He was assigned to the 14th Army Corps in Jan. 1863; promoted to captain; participated in the pursuit of Braxton Bragg; Perryville, Ky.; the pursuit of Morgan’s Raiders; Murfreesboro; the Tullahoma Campaign (Middle Tenn.); Chickamauga; Chattanooga; the Atlanta Campaign; Resaca; Jonesboro; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Savannah; the Carolinas Campaign; Bentonville; and the Surrender of Johnston.  He mustered out, June 31, 1865, Washington, D.C.; pursued oil and lumber businesses, farming, manufacturing, and banking; died, June 30, 1913, Tidioute, Warren County.