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Campbell, William,

1745–81, American Revolutionary soldier, b. Augusta co., Va.; brother-in-law of Patrick Henry. He fought in Lord Dunmore's War (1774) and helped expel the royal governor from Williamsburg in 1776. Campbell and his group of Virginia riflemen in 1780 joined Sevier and Shelby at Kings Mt. (see Carolina campaignCarolina campaign,
1780–81, of the American Revolution. After Sir Henry Clinton had captured Charleston, he returned to New York, leaving a British force under Cornwallis to subordinate the Carolinas to British control.
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), where he was in command. Later Campbell saw action at Guilford Courthouse, at Eutaw Springs, and in the Yorktown campaign.
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Irish-born William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura won half of the prize for discovering avermectin, a derivative of which has been used to treat hundreds of millions of people with river blindness and lymphatic filariasis, or elephantiasis.
The Nobel judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to William Campbell, born in Ireland and a US citizen since 1962, Satoshi Omura, of Japan, and Tu Youyou - the first ever Chinese medicine laureate.
Judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to Co Donegalborn William Campbell, 85 - who became a US citizen in 1962 - Satoshi Omura, of Japan, and Tu Youyou, the first Chinese medicine laureate.
NNA - William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu jointly won the 2015 Nobel Prize for medicine for their work against parasitic diseases, the award-giving body said on Monday.
5 (BNA): William Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu jointly won the 2015 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for their work against parasitic diseases, the award-giving body said on Monday, according to Reuters.
Artemisinin played a key role and became the first choice of medicine in fighting against malaria at almost all hospitals in Angola, said Zhang who expressed congratulation to Chinese scientist Tu Youyou who shared the 2015 Nobel prize in medicine with William Campbell and Japanese scientist Satoshi Omura.
John William Campbell of Amory and is the granddaughter of Mr.
If I throw in the story of William Campbell, landlord of The Duke of Wellington on High Bridge - "the largest man in Britain" at 53 stone - who died in an upstairs room of the pub in 1878 and had to be winched out of an enlarged window by block and tackle, it suggests the pub is well-placed to be a contender for Newcastle's second-oldest.
Campbell Thermography is owned by William Campbell, a Level II Certified Infrared Thermographer with a background in engineering, physics and construction.
There were three winners sharing the PS1,000 single line prize in Game C – Margaret Lowson of Glasgow, William Campbell of Fife and Bridget Jamieson of Paisley.
At the High Court in Edinburgh, William Campbell, 51, agreed that in 1986 his hair was auburn but had now turned grey.
There is a plaque in the chancel to his son William Campbell Manley who was secretary of Legation at Copenhagen in the mid 19th century.