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||Res. Acton||
Also served as Captain in 118th N.Y. Inf. (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.||
Apptd. Major, New York Vol. by brevet on July 23, 1866 "for gallant and meritorious services."
(source: Hosmer: 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 Fay Campbell's service as a Musician with Company E, 6th Regiment Mass. Volunteers is recorded in the 1862-63 Town of Acton Annual Report, page 17.
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: 92.
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