Monday, May 13, 2013

Charles A. Campbell.

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Charles Allen Campbell.

Birth: March 3, 1844.
Death: January 17, 1915.

Burial: Union Cemetery, Wayne, Republic County, Kansas.

Mr. Campbell came to Republic county in 1866, and settled in Grant township in section 3, he was a Farmer and Stock Raiser.  He own 162.23 acres. his farm was about 3 miles north of Wayne Kansas from which he got his supplies.

Civil War Service.

Charles A. Campbell enlisted in July, 1862, at Perry, Illinois, and was enrolled as a private in Co. F, 99th regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry; served in the western army under McClernand and Canby, and was on duty with the regiment during the entire period of his enlistment; was in the battles of Grand Gulf, Port Gibson, Champion Hill and in the Vicksburg campaign; served in Texas and the Red River campaign, and Spanish Ports and Port Blakesley; was mustered out and honorably discharged at Baton Rogue, Louisiana, after serving three years.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report.

Name: CAMPBELL, CHARLES A. Rank: PVT. Company: F. Unit: 99 IL US INF. Personal Characteristics. Residence: CHAMBERSBURG, PIKE CO, IL. Age: 18. Height: 5' 10. Hair: LIGHT. Eyes: GREY. Complexion: FAIR. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: MONROE CO, MO. Service Record. Joined When: AUG 7, 1862. Joined Where: PERRY, IL. Joined By Whom: LEMUEL PARKE. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: AUG 23, 1862. Muster In Where: FLORENCE, IL. Remarks TRANS TO CO A AS CONSOLIDATED Company A., Mustered out July 31, 1865, at Baton Rouge, La.

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