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CMOHS.org - Private CAMPBELL, JAMES A., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

CAMPBELL, JAMES A.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 2d New York Cavalry
Born: New York, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue:  
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Woodstock, Va., 22 January 1865; At Amelia Courthouse, Va., 5 April 1865
 
 


CAMPBELL, JAMES A. Photo
 
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.