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James A. Campbell-Arlington, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 52.434 W 077° 04.458
18S E 320055 N 4304828
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Woodstock, VA on January 22, 1865 and Amelia Courthouse, VA on April 5, 1865. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Section 3, Site 1468-SS.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2018 2:20:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMYT97
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Long Description:
He was born on December 20, 1844 in Manhattan, NY and died on May 6, 1904 in Fort Snelling, MN. He attained the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: CAMPBELL, JAMES A.
• Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 2d New York Cavalry
• Place and date: At Woodstock, Va., 22 January 1865; At Amelia Courthouse, Va., 5 April 1865
• Date of issue: 30 October 1897
Citation: 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.
Armed Service: Air Force

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