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army officer

Charles Elmer Compton, American army officer.

Background

Compton, Charles Elmer was born on January 28, 1836 in Mauricetown, New Jersey, United States.

Career

Major 1st Ia; major 47th United States.C.T., May 5, 1863. Major 40th Inf; assigned to 6th Cavalry, Dec. General vols; general retired, by act of Apr.