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James A. Campbell
Birth: Dec. 20, 1844
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: May 6, 1904

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company A, 2nd New York Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Woodstock, Virginia on January 22, 1865 and at Amelia Courthouse, Virginia on April 5, 1865. His citation reads “While his command was retreating before superior numbers at Woodstock, Va., he voluntarily rushed back with one companion and rescued his commanding officer, who had been unhorsed and left behind. At Amelia Courthouse captured 2 battle flags”. His Medal was issued on October 30, 1897. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Spence Campbell (1856 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Alma W Campbell (1890 - 1980)*
  Blanche I Campbell (1892 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Site 1468-SS
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2001
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 1, 2017

- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 1, 2017
Captain thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 6, 2016
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