Macomb County
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 Archibald Campbell GAR Post #161


The Archibald Campbell GAR Post in Utica, Michigan, was organized on July 17, 1883, and was disbanded in 1895. The post was named in honor of Archibald P. Campbell who enlisted as Captain in Company K, 2nd Michigan Cavalry, serving from September 2, 1861 to September 29, 1864. During this term of service, he was mustered Lieutenant Colonel on July 27, 1862 and mustered Colonel on January 10, 1863. He was honorably discharged for disability on September 29, 1864. Archibald P. Campbell passed away in 1865 and is buried in the Lakeside Cemetery in Port Huron, Michigan.

Little information is available regarding the Archibald Campbell GAR Post. The information available at the State Archives of Michigan was found in the files of the Capen GAR Post in Blanchard, Michigan, which was organized around the same time and assigned the same post number.


Listed below are the founding members of this GAR post.


 Adair, George E.  2nd Mich. Cavalry, Company H
 Bitner, Charles  2nd Mich. Cavalry, Company H
 Brownell, William  2nd Mich. Cavalry
 Clemans, John E.  86th NY Infantry, Company H
 Crawford, James M.  8th Mich. Cavalry, Company L
 Firman, Martin  4th Mich. Cavalry, Company M
 Foote, Horace G.  16th Mich. Infantry, Company I
 Grant, Alexander  2nd Mich. Cavalry, Company H
 Halsey, Silas E.  22nd Mich. Infantry, Company A
 Hetsler, Jefferson L.  16th Mich. Infantry, Company I
 Hipel, Jacob  2nd Mich. Cavalry, Company H
 Lawson, William A.  1st Mich. Cavalry, Company B
 Lewis, Daniel W.  22nd Mich. Infantry, Company F
 Lockwood, George W.  22nd Mich. Infantry, Company B
 St. John, Rueban T.  22nd Mich. Infantry, Company B
 St. John, Samuel P.  4th Mich. Cavalry, Company B
 Walters, William L.  18th Mich. Infantry, Company I


No additional information is available on this post.



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