Campbell Family Papers, 1781-1938


Campbell Family Papers, 1781-1938

John Archibald Campbell (1811-1889) was associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and assistant secretary of the Confederate War Department and related to the Campbell, Colston, Groner, and other families represented in this collection. The collection includes correspondence, financial and legal items, military papers, writings, photographs, and other items relating to the family of John Archibald Campbell. Materials relate to the Civil War career of several family members, including John A. Campbell, Duncan G. Campbell, and Frederick M. Colston; the imprisonment of John A. Campbell at Fort Pulaski, Ga.; family life; the postwar activity of Confederate officers, particularly Frederick M. Colston and Edward Porter Alexander; veterans' affairs; and the Maryland contribution to the Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition in 1907. Included are photographs of Confederate Army officers and the battlefields at Antietam, Md., and Winchester, Va.

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