Alexander was born in Rensselaerville on December 16 1834, a son of Alexander Campbell, Sr. and Delia Weed.
Marriage & Children
|Place of Birth:||Rensselaerville, NY|
|Date of Birth:||16 Dec 1834|
|Names of Parents:||Alexander (Campbell) and Delia Weed|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||6 Dec 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Promotion Date:||soon after mustered in|
|Transfer Date:||26 Oct 1863|
|Transferred to:||Seventeenth U. S. Colored Troops, Hospital stewart.|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26."Served in 91st about 2 years there enlisted in 17th colored Regt. was in service 2 y. & 8 m. promoted corporal Co E 91st soon after being mustered in. Still living P.O. Address Rensselaerville Albany Co N.Y."|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York.|
Additional Research Notes
In 1870 Alexander was living in Rensselaerville in the household with his parents and several siblings. Alexander was 35 years old and unmarried.
He may have moved on and lived for many years, but no record that can specifically identify him has been found.
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases
- Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York