Barney Campbell - Seaman

Barney Campbell was born circa 1826 in Ireland and enlisted on 13 April 1864 at the New York, NY Naval Rendezvous as a seaman for a 3 year enlistment[1].

Campbell was attached to the Tecumseh on 20 April 1864 [2]. He was reported lost with her during the Battle of Mobile Bay on 5 August 1864 as reported in Navy casualty lists.[3], [4].

He was approximately 38 years old and had been in the Navy for just under four months.



Awards & Memorials


Alternate Spellings of Name

Bernard Campbell

References and Sources

[1] Return of the United States Naval Rendezvous, New York, NY for the week ending April 16, 1864

[2] NARA T1099. An index to rendezvous reports during the Civil War, 1861-1865.

[3] "Navy Gazette: List of Deaths in the Navy of the United States, reported to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, during the week ending December 3d, 1864." Army and Navy Journal, 10 Dec. 1864, p. 253.

[4] Officers and Enlisted Men who Died in the Active Service of the U.S. Navy 1776-1885