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Re: Jacob (T) Campbell, Washington Co., VA Militia/48th VA Infantry
Posted by: MICHAEL HIGGINS (ID *****1829) Date: September 16, 2011 at 22:37:06
In Reply to: Jacob (T) Campbell, Washington Co., VA Militia/48th VA Infantry by Sandra Stephens of 29688

This man survived the war

According to
Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia (NARA)
Jacob T. Campbell enlisted at the age of 25 in Captain A.P. Campbell's Company (Holston Foresters) Virginia Volunteers (later designated as eirger Company "F" and Company "H" 48th Virginia Infantry)
He enrolled for service on June 15, 1861 at Washington County, Virginia and was mustered in on July 11, 1861at Abingdon, Va. On Jul 11 to Aug 31, 1861 muster roll he is listed as sick at Abingdon. On a regimental return for April 1862 it notes he was wounded at Cedar Creek. His name appears on a roll of pow's at Harper's Ferry W Va who were captured by Sheridan's forces and sent to Point Lookout prison in Maryland on September 30, 1864 where he arrived on October 3, 1864. He had been captured at Strausburg, Virginia on September 23, 1864. He was exchanged on March 17, 1865


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