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Capt. Thomas Campbell of York County, PA

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Capt. Thomas Campbell of York County, PA

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Capt. Thomas Campbell
Historical Biography

Capt. Thomas Campbell was a private in Capt. Doudel’s company that marched to Boston in 1775; commissioned first lieutenant in the Fourth Pennsylvania Regiment, January 3, 1777, and wounded in the battle of Germantown; commissioned captain of his company, January 1, 1781 and returned home January 1, 1783; member of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania, from 1797 to 1800 and a member of the State Senate from 1805 to 1808; one of the original order of the Society of Cincinnati. He died in Monaghan Township, in 1815.

Taken from the book, “History of York County, Illustrated 1886” by John Gibson, Historical Editor

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