Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Civil War Veteran: John Campbell

John Campbell
Born January 11, 1835 in New York City, New York County, New York
Died November 14, 1892 in Escondido, San Diego County, California

Living in Caledonia, Livingston County, New York at the time of his enlistment as a PVT in CO C 4 NY HA on August 5, 1862.  Mustered out as a PVT on June 5, 1865 at Munson's Hill, Virginia and returned to Caledonia.  During his service he was wounded in the right arm.

Unmarried, his civilian occupation was as an engineer.  During 1888 and 1889 he spent time in Sawtelle, California at the U.S. Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, suffering from Rheumatism.  His cause of death was Consumption.

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