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Confederate (CSA)

Major

James C. Campbell

(1827 - 1863)

Home State: Mississippi

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Agee 33, from Canaan, MS, he was commissioned Captain, Company K, 18th Mississippi Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was elected Major on 26 April 1862 at the reorganization.

On the Campaign

He was in command of the Regiment as it reached the field at Sharpsburg on 17 September and was seriously wounded in combat there.

The rest of the War

He was mortally wounded in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and died two days later.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His death from Dunbar Rowland's The Official and Statistical Register of the State of Mississippi (1908). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

11/02/1827; Canaan, MS

Death

05/05/1863 Chancellorsville, Virginia; burial in Canaan Cemetery, Canaan, MS