Bio: Campbell, Rosiel D. (1881)

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Surnames: Campbell, Linderman

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 339

ROSIEL D. CAMPBELL, attorney at law. Was born in what is now the town of La Fayette. Onondaga Co., N. Y., Feb. 15, 1810. Came to Beloit, Rock Co., Wis., in 1838; there and in that vicinity for some years, then went to Lee Co., Ill.; resided for two years in Boone Co., Ill., and in October, 1861, he enlisted in Co. I. 46th Ill. V.I. After the battle of Ft. Donelson, he was promoted to captain, receiving his commission just before the battle of Pittsburg Landing. In the Fall of 1862, he resigned, and came to Waterloo. Jefferson Co., Wis., where he resided until 1867, when he located in what is now the town of Ludington, Eau Claire Co. Came to Augusta in 1869. He is now President of the village, also holds the office of Court Commissioner; for several years has been Justice of the Peace here. Mr. Campbell was admitted to practice in the Territory of Wisconsin in 1842, and was admitted to the Bar of Illinois in April, 1843. He was married in the town of Manchester, Boone Co., Ill., to Cornelia Linderman, a native of the State of New York. They have five children Charles R., Amelia C., James H., Harriet C. and Frank R. Lost three children Cornelia C, Stephen and R. D. Mr. C. is a member of the Old Settler's Club, of Augusta, and of A. F. & A. M.

 

 


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