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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Robert Memminger Campbell

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Baldwin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. He was appointed 4th Corporal on 20 May and 3rd Corporal on 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at the White House hospital in Hagerstown, MD (possibly later the same day).

References & notes

Service information from Thomas1 and Henderson.2 His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list by Colonel Doles printed in The Confederate Union (Milledgeville, GA) of 14 October 1862, kindly provided by Laura Elliott. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

His 1862 diary, with entries from 10 May 1862 to 26 July 1862 is online from the Digital Library of Georgia.

Birth

c. 1842; Macon, GA

Death

09/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA

Notes

1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 87, 157 - 164  [AotW citation 2666]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 616  [AotW citation 21275]