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CAMPBELL, John Allen, soldier, born in Salem, Ohio, 8 October, 1835 : died in Washington, District of Columbia. 14 July, 1830. After receiving a common-school education, he learned the printing business, and at the beginning of the war entered the army as second lieutenant of volunteers. He became major and assistant adjutant-general, 27 October, 1862, and was brevetted brigadier-general of volunteers on 13 March, 1865, "for courage in the field and marked ability and fidelity" at Rich Mountain, Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro, and through the Atlanta campaign. He was mustered out on 1 September, 1866, and for a time assistant editor on the Cleveland "Leader." In October, 1867, he was appointed second lieutenant in the 5th artillery, regular army, and at once brevetted first lieutenant, captain, major, and lieutenant colonel. He served on General Sehofield's staff, but resigned in 1869, and was appointed the first governor of Wyoming territory. He was reappointed in 1873. and in 1875 became third assistant secretary of state at Washington.
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