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Federal (USV)


John Campbell

(1842 - 1898)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year saw mill operator in Gosport, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, by gunshot to both thighs at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.He recovered in hospitals in Gettysburg and York, PA and in Baltimore. He returned to duty on 12 December 1863. He was wounded for the third time at Resaca, GA on 15 May 1864 - his left arm broken by gunshot. He mustered out with his Company at Atlanta, GA on 12 September 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/04/1842 in IN


07/29/1898 Bloomington, IN; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 599  [AotW citation 18585]