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Maj Edward Romanzo Campbell
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1845
Londonderry
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1936
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Battery G 1st Vermont Artillary
interred in 1936
retired as a Major

Son of Abner and Anna Campbell. Served in the 2nd Vermont Vermont Infantry, 1862-65. He is the last surviving veteran of the Battle of Fort Stevens. Edward Campbell participated in the burial detail of the dead of the battle and was the only man to accept the government's offer to be buried at Battleground National Cemetery.

Part of the battle burial detail, he personally witnessed President Lincoln dedicate the site as Battleground National Cemetery. After the war, he stayed in the army and in Washington, working for the War Department. Lived in Takoma Park, MD, less than two miles from both Fort Stevens and the cemetery. Served as a major in the DC National Guard. Very active in the Grand Army of the Republic, the Sons of Union Veterans and Scottish Rite masonry. Retired at the rank of Major.

 
 
Burial:
Battleground National Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Grave Marker # 41
 
Created by: Greg Keller
Record added: Mar 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18252350
Maj Edward Romanzo Campbell
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