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 James A. Campbell

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James A. Campbell

  • Birth 20 Dec 1844 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 6 May 1904 Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 3, Site 1468-SS
  • Memorial ID 21547

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.

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  • Added: 16 Apr 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James A. Campbell (20 Dec 1844–6 May 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21547, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .