This is what I have on Fleming W. Compton:He was born 1844, VA, died after 1907, married Sally Francis Messersmith (died 1907).They first resided on the Bluestone River,Tazewell Co., VA then moved to Elliston, Montgomery Co., VA.He is buried on his his farm off of Highway 11, a few miles east of Elliston.
During the Civil War, Fleming was a Pvt. in Co. I, 16th VA Cavalry under William Leander Graham, Capt.He is listed as "Flemon J.W. Compton."He was absent on a horse detachment 31 Dec 1864, and had "dark complexion, hazel eyes and dark hair."