Civil War Records of George F. Campbell

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
Musician; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861; apptd. Musician May 4, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton  

age 22

(MASSCW, 1:381)

C/B 118th NYVI Private; July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 17; prom. to 1st Sergt. Aug. 29, 1862; disch. March 16, 1863 to accept prom.; must. in as 1st Lieut. Co. C on March 17; detached on Aug. 10, 1864 to serve on staff of the Colonel Commanding, 2nd Brigade, 1st Div., 18th Corps. Discharged to accept prom. Oct. 12, 1864; must. in as Captain, Co. B, Oct. 15, 1864. must. out June 13, 1865 Bloomingdale, Essex Co.  

age 24

Apptd. Major, New York Vol. by brevet on July 23, 1866 "for gallant and meritorious services."

(source: Hosmer, p. 92)


Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 7 Pages (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 26-27 (PDF*)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
 

 

           

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

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Additional Information

Born in Barre, Vermont, about 1838 (source: record for George F. Campbell, "New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900," Ancestry.com.

George F. Campbell, a farmer, born December 1838 in Vermont, is recorded as a resident of Coleman Township, Kansas in the 1900 federal census, in household with Mary L. Campell, age 55, his wife of 36 years. ("1900 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

George F. Campbell, age 71, born in Vermont, a veteran of the Union Army, is recorded as a resident of Boulder, Colorado in the 1910 federal census, in household with Mary Campell, age 65, his wife of 46 years. ("1910 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union" as "George Fay Campbell."

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See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War, p. 92.

 

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