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 Given Campbell

Given Campbell

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Death 20 Nov 1906 (aged 70)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 112, Lot 56
Memorial ID 18476 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Officer. A laywer who had moved to St. Louis to study law under Charles Drake, at the outbreak of the Civil War he joined the Missouri Volunteer Militia, and, with the rank of Captain, led Company G of the 2d Regiment (Bowen's regiment) in General Daniel Frost's command. He was captured when Union General Nathaniel Lyon seized the militia at Camp Jackson. After his release, he joined first the 2d Kentucky (CSA) Cavalry (Woodward's), then the 9th Kentucky (CSA) Cavalry. Towards the very end of the War he commanded a ten-man escort for Confederate President Jefferson Davis as he fled south as the Confederacy collapsed after the surrender of General Robter E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox. The President and his escort were subseqeuntly captured at Irwinsville, Georgia. After the War Given Campbell returned to St. Louis to practice law, and served on the city council.


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  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18476
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Given Campbell (1 Dec 1835–20 Nov 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18476, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .