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Federal (USV)


Edmund O. Campbell

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company H, 22nd New York Infantry on 8 May 1861 at Cortland, NY.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the left arm and thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital at Sharpsburg, but died of his wounds on 11 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Edward O. Campbell, 22nd New York Infantry. Casualty detail from Nelson,2 with service from the State Adjutant General.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as Edw'd Campbell.


c. 1840


10/11/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3285]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 153  [AotW citation 17045]

3   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 1899, Serial #20, pg. 446  [AotW citation 17046]