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Federal (USV)


Zachariah Campbell

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 5 August 1862 in Norristown, and mustered as Private, Company I, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry the same day.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date not given.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Details from family genealogists.

He married Isabella Brown (later Akins, 1839-1908) in 1857 and they had 2 children.


c. 1839 in PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23196]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23197]