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 [decorative delimiter] Class of June 24, 1861

Vol. II

(Born Pa.)

Joseph Boydº Campbell

(Ap'd N. H.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1857, to June 24, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 24, 1861.

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 24, 1861.

First Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 24, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in drilling Volunteers at Washington, D. C., July‑Aug., 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., Aug. 10, 1861, to Apr. 4, 1862; in Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.McDowell's Operations in the Department of the Rappahannock, Apr. 4

(Captain, Staff — Additional Aide-de‑Camp, May 16, 1862)

to Aug. 12, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.‑Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Skirmish at Warrenton Sulphur Spring, Aug. 26, 1862, — Combat of Groveton, Aug. 28, 1862, — and Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29‑30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac),

 p829  (Bvt. Captain, Aug. 30, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Second Battle of Bull Run, Va.)

Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, where he was wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Sep. 18 to Dec. 22, 1862; as Aide-de‑Camp

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Antietam, Md.)

to Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Barry, and Acting Asst. Inspector of Artillery, Washington, D. C., Dec. 22, 1862, to Feb. 3, 1864; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Feb. 9, 1864, to June 30, 1865; and on frontier duty at Brownsville, Tex., Sep., 1865, to Feb., 1866.

Served: in garrison at Washington, D. C., Mar.‑Apr., 1866, — and Ft. Washington, Md., Apr. to June, 1866; as Acting Asst. Inspector-General

(Captain, 16th Infantry, July 28, 1866: Declined)

of the Department of Washington, Aug. 3, 1866, to May 1, 1867; in command of Battery Rodgers, Va., May 1 to Aug. 31, 1867; as Member

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Feb. 5, 1867)

of Board to examine Knapsacks, etc., to Nov. 1, 1867, — and of Examining Board, at Washington, D. C., to Jan., 1868; as Instructor of Mathematics, Ordnance, and Gunnery at the Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., Jan., 1868, to Jan., 1871, being detached at Raleigh, N. C., July to Oct., 1870; in command of Ft. Foote, Md., to June 22, 1872; on leave of absence to May 30, 1873; in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Aug. 8, 1874; as Indian Agent for Alaska, and in command of Sitka, Aug. 16, 1874, to June 17, 1876; in command at Point San José, Cal., to Aug. 12, 1876; on frontier duty at Camp Robinson, Neb., Aug. 28 to Nov., 1876, — and on Powder River Expedition, commanding Battalion, to Dec. 29, 1876; in command at Point San José, Cal., Jan., 1877, to May 9, 1878 (leave of absence, to June 10, 1878); conducting Recruits to the Division of the Pacific, July 15‑23, 1878; in command at Point San José, Cal., July 24, 1878, to July 15, 1881; as Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery in Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., Aug. 11, 1881, to Jan. 7, 1888, continuing on duty at the post to Apr. 3, 1888; and in garrison at Ft. Warren, Mas. (in command), Apr. 7, 1888, to May 23, 1889, — Ft. McPherson, Ga., to Aug. 7, 1889, — and Jackson Barracks, La. (in command), Aug. 8, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — at Jackson Barracks, La. (in command), to May, 1891. — On sick leave of absence to Aug. 28, 1891, when he

Died, Aug. 28, 1891, at Montreal, Can.: Aged 55.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1892, for an obituary notice.

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