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THE SERVICES AND PROGRESS OF PROMOTION OF THE

GENERALS, LIEUTENANT-GENERALS, MAJOR-
GENERALS, COLONELS, LIEUTENANT-
COLONELS, AND MAJORS OF THE
ARMY, ACCORDING TO

SENIORITY:

WITH

DETAILS OF THE PRINCIPAL MILITARY EVENTS OF

THE LAST CENTURY.

THIRD EDITION.

IN FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:

Printed by A. J. Valpy, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street.
SOLD BY T. EGERTON, WHITEHALL; SHERWOOD,
NEELY, AND JONES, PATERNOSTER ROW;

AND ALL OTHER BOOKSELLERS.

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Stephens Soucek elanie

Sondermilk 3-21-32

Major-Generals.

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 Septeniber, 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 October, 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. Cal.

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