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Federal (USV)


Samuel G. Campbell

(1830 - 1899)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

A 31 year old shoemaker living in Reading, he enlisted as a Private in the First Company, Massachusetts Sharpshooters on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred 24 July 1863 to the Veteran Reserve Corps and mustered out of Company B, 14th Regiment, VRC on 2 September 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.


10/20/1830; Reading


11/08/1899; Middleton, MA; burial in Middleton, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 207 - 213  [AotW citation 2705]