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THE SERVICES AND PROGRESS OF PROMOTION OF THE
GENERALS, LIEUTENANT-GENERALS, MAJOR-
DETAILS OF THE PRINCIPAL MILITARY EVENTS OF
THE LAST CENTURY.
IN FIVE VOLUMES.
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583. MAJOR-GenERAL JAMES CAMPBELL, C.B. This officer was appointed Ensign, the 30th of November, 1791, and Lieutenant the 20th of March, 1794, in the 1st foot or Royals; and obtained a Company in the 42d foot, the 6th of September following. He served at Gibraltar, and was at the capture of Minorca in 1798. He was appointed Major of the Argyle Fencibles, the 3rd of January, 1799, and joined them in Ireland. He exchanged into the 94th foot, the 7th of April, 1802 ; and the 27th of September, 1804, was appointed Lieutenant-Colonel. He joined at Madras in September, 1802, since which period he has been constantly with and in command of the regiment, till obliged to return home after the battle of Vittoria, for the recovery of health and wounds, but joined again a few months after in France. He served in the field during the Mahratta war under the Duke of Wellington, from January, 1803, to March, 1806, when they marched to Trichi nopoly, a route of 984 miles through the Peninsula. During this period he was present at the battle of Argaum. At the capture of Gaweil Ghur he led the centre attack, and escaladed the inner fort after carrying the outer by storm. At Chandore he was entrusted with forcing the enemy's outposts and batteries, which were carried with the utmost success; and for a time commanded a brigade. In Detober, 1807, in consequence of his regiment having been the longest abroad, (at that time one of the most complete and effective in India,) it was drafted and sent R. M. Cat.
home, and arrived in April, 1808, with only 130 men. They embarked for Jersey in September, 1809, and for Portugal in January following, from whence they proceeded to Cadiz, where this officer commanded a brigade and the garrison, and returned to Lisbon in September, 1810. Upon joining the army he commanded a brigade of the third division till the arrival of the Honorable Sir Charles Colville, who being appointed to the command of the fourth division in December, 1811, he again commanded the brigade till June, 1813; having led it to victory at Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajos, and Salamanca, and his own corps at Fuentes D'Onor and Vittoria. At the first of these he headed his own regiment tliat stormed and carried the great breach. At the assault of Badajos, on the night of the 6th of April following, the command of the 3rd division by which the castle was escaladed and carried, and which put that fortress into our possession, devolved upon him, Sir Thomas Picton and Sir James Kempt being both disabled early in the evening. This officer has been twice severely wounded, at the battles of Salamanca and Vittoria, and has been publicly thanked for his conduct on all the above-mentioned events, as well as on many other occasions. For his conduct in the Peninsula this officer has the honor of wearing a cross and one clasp; he is a Companion of the Order of the Bath; and a Knight of the Tower and Sword of Portugal. The 4th of June, 1813, he had the brevet of Colonel in the army; and the 12th of August, 1819, that of Major-General
In 1818, on the disbandınent of the 94th regiment, the officers of that corps presented him a sword as a memorial of their respect and esteem.
584. MAJOR-GENERAL SEBRIGHT MAWBY. This officer, after serving as a volunteer with the 18th foot at Gibraltar, purchased an Ensigncy in that corps the 20th of June, 1787, and a Lieutenancy the 18th of May, 1791. He, with the exception of two months leave of absence, continued at Gibraltar until October, 1793, when he embarked with his regiment for Toulon. After serving with it at the latter place,