British Generals of the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815
By: Ron McGuigan
Campbell, James (25 May 1765 - 5 June 1819)
3rd Campbell of Inverneil. Brother of Captain John Campbell RN, 4th
Ensign 1st Foot 1779, Lieutenant 94th Foot* 1781, Lieutenant 60th
Foot 1782, Captain 71st Foot* 1783, Half-pay 1783-1787, Captain 73rd
Foot 1788, Captain 19th Light Dragoons 1788, Captain 90th Foot
1795, Brevet Major 1794, Lieutenant-Colonel Cheshire Fencibles+ 1795
(antedated to 1794), Half-pay 1801-1804, Lieutenant-Colonel 61st Foot
1804, Brevet Colonel 1801, Brigadier General on the Staff 1808, Major
General 1808, Lieutenant General 1813.
*disbanded 1783.+ disbanded 1801.
Early Service: North America 1781-1783, Aide De Camp India 1787-1794,
Assistant Adjutant-General Home Staff 1800, Assistant Adjutant-General
and Adjutant-General Sicily 1805-1813.
Peninsular War: Temporarily commanded the force on the East Coast
of Spain 1812.
Other Service: Civil Commissioner and commanded in Ionian Islands
1813-1815. Malta 1816.
GCH 1817. Created a Baronet 1818.
on the Napoleon Series: October 2008
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