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 [decorative delimiter] Class of May 6, 1861

Vol. II

(Born Pa.)

Campbell D. Emory​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Campbell Dallas Emory: Born Dec. 23, 1839, Philadelphia, PA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1856, to May 6, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, May 6, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: on frontier

(Transferred to 9th Infantry, May 25, 1861)

duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., July 22 to Aug. 12, 1861, — Camp

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 25, 1861)

Chehalis, Wash., protecting an Indian Agency, Aug. 12 to Oct. 29, 1861, — San Francisco, Cal., Nov., 1861, to Apr. 13, 1864, — and as Adjutant, 9th Infantry, July 21, 1862, to Apr. 30, 1864; and as Acting Aide‑de‑

(Captain, 9th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1863)

Camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Meade, June 13, 1864, to July 1, 1865, being engaged in the Siege of, and Operations about Petersburg, June 15, 1864, to Apr. 2, 1865, — Pursuit of the Insurgent Army of Northern Virginia,

(Bvt. Major, Apr. 2, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services in front of Petersburg, Va.)

terminating with the Capitulation of Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865, and at General Meade's headquarters, Philadelphia, Pa., as Acting

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, Apr. 9, 1865, for Faithful and Distinguished Services in the Field during the Rebellion)

Inspector-General of the Military Division of the Atlantic, July 1, 1865, to Jan. 4, 1866.

Served: as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Meade, Jan. 4, 1866, to Apr. 16, 1869; as Acting Judge-Advocate of the Department of the Platte, May 1 to July 6, 1869; on frontier duty at North Platte Station, Neb., July, 1869, to Sep., 1870, — Omaha Barracks, Neb., to May 18, 1871; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Meade, May 25, 1871, to Nov., 1872, continuing on duty at headquarters of the Division of the Atlantic to Nov., 1872; and as Acting Judge-Advocate of the Department of Texas, Feb. 1, 1873, to Mar. 11, 1878.

Died Mar. 11, 1878, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 38.

Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.William H. Emory, Colonel, 5th Cavalry.

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