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H.R. Campbell
H.R. Campbell

Federal (USV)


Henry Reams Campbell

(1839 - 1865)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Sergeant in Company B, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He saw action at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Mine Run. He was captured in action in the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864. He was a prisoner at Andersonville, GA. Very ill, he was exchanged and returned by boat from Savannah, GA to Annapolis, MD on 10 March 1865. He died in the Naval Hospital there on 18 March. He was buried at the Hospital Cemetery, and later was returned home and buried in Uniondale Cemetery, Allegheny City (now North Side, Pittsburgh).

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with details from Bates2.

Birth Date: 06/13/1839    Place of Birth: Allegheny City, PA    
Death Date: 03/18/1865    Death Place: Annapolis, MD    Burial Place: Uniondale Cemetery, Allegheny City, PA


1   Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 730-31  [AotW citation 13618]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13636]

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