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A. Campbell

A. Campbell

Federal (USV)

Private

Augustine Campbell

(1840 - 1912)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled as Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action on South Mountain and at Antietam, where he was wounded in the neck on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & 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

06/13/1840; Newburyport, MA

Death

08/18/1912 Lynn, MA; burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA

Notes

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]