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CAMPBELL, JAMES

campbell james

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 two battle flags.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company A, 2d New York Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

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 two battle flags.