Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Musician; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861; apptd. Musician May 4, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||
|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.||
Apptd. Major, New York Vol. by brevet on July 23, 1866 "for gallant and meritorious services."
(source: Hosmer, p. 92)
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
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."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War, p. 92.
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