|Birth: ||1832, Ireland|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 1894|
St. Louis City
1Lt Andrew Campbell, Company E, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, USA. Enlisted as a private in Company G, March 18, 1864, age 30.
Campbell shot and killed Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan on September 4, 1864 at Greeneville, Tennessee as Morgan was attempting to escape from a detachment of men from the 13th Tennessee Cavalry who were aware of his presence in the town.
Campbell was promoted April 6, 1864 to 2nd lieutenant of Company G. He was promoted to 1st lieutenant of Company E, October 13, 1864 and mustered out of the service September 5, 1865.
"Headquarters 13th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry
Bull's Gap, Tenn., Sept. 7, 1864
Orders No. 95.
I. The Lieutenant Colonel Commanding the 13th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry takes a pride in saying that the officers and enlisted men under his command have surpassed his most sanguine expectations, and exhibited a spirit of gallantry and determination that would do honor to veteran soldiers. He takes pleasure in commending them for the promptness and energy with which they have discharged their duty in the presence of the enemy, and congratulates them upon the success which has attended them in expelling from their homes the presumptuous foe, who had attempted to teach East Tennessee disloyalty to their government.
II. Private Andrew Campbell, of Company G, 13th Tennessee Cavalry, is hereby appointed 1st Sergeant of Company E, of this regiment, a reward for his gallantry at the engagement at Greenville [sic], Tenn., on the 4th inst., and for his success in arresting, by an accurate shot, the flight of Gen. John H. Morgan, one of our country's most prominent enemies. By Command of
Lt. Col. Wm. H. Ingerton, Comd'g 13th Tenn. Cavalry
Sam'l W. Scott, 1st Lieut and Act'g Adj't."
Gatewood Gardens Cemetery
St. Louis City
Created by: Roger
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75027191
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Added: Sep. 3, 2013
Records indicate that Andreww Campbell was buried in Block B2P lot # 413. There are only a handful of stone in this area as most were buried as paupers. There was no stone found for Andrew Campbell.|
Added: Feb. 15, 2012