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Federal (USV)

Private

John W. Campbell

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted 20 August at Clymer, and mustered as Private in Company G, 49th New York Infantry on 30 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 15 November 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and the State of New York.2 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 19 November 1862.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

11/15/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3289]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 24, pg. 1211  [AotW citation 17676]