Flourished: 1831-1840 Sangamon County, Illinois
Campbell commanded a company in the Black Hawk War in 1831. In 1835, he lost the election for Sangamon County Recorder. In 1840, he was the head of a nine-person household in Sangamon County.
Election Returns for New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Ellen M. Whitney, comp., The Black Hawk War, 1831-1832: Illinois Volunteers, vol. 35 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1970), 1:78-80; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 8.