Augustine Campbell(1840 - 1912)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 22 year old farmer of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled as Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in action on South Mountain and at Antietam, where he was wounded in the neck on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to the Regular (US) Army on 3 November 1862, Company A, 7th US Infantry. He was appointed Musician, 7th US Infantry Band.
After the War:
He was living in Rowley, MA in 1884, and also lived in Lynn. He was a member of GAR Post #5 (General Frederick West Lander) in Lynn, MA
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Carruth1 and his Soldier Profile from Historical Data Systems, citing the GAR. Further details and the photograph here from a sale of his haversack and 2 CDVs by Heritage Auctions in December 2016. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 06/13/1840 Place of Birth: Newburyport, MA |
Death Date: 08/18/1912 Death Place: Lynn, MA Burial Place: Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA
1 Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pp. 13 - 14 [AotW citation 15062]
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