Campbell, William

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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Former prime minister Tony Blair dubbed Diana the people's princess on the day she died and in a magazine interview with his former spin doctor Alastair Campbell, William echoed the words of his brother.
The Tribunal recommended Medals of Gallantry for Lieutenant Adrian Roberts, Sergeant Frank Alcorta and Lance Corporal Barry Magnussen (deceased) and Commendations for Gallantry for Second Lieutenant Gordon Sharp (deceased), and Privates Neil Bextrum, Ron Brett (deceased), Ian Campbell, William Roche, Geoffrey Peters and Noel Grimes.
Huntcliff's team of Year 11 students William Hill, Sam Campbell, William Arch-Davies and Lachlan Kennedy, picked up the KS4 trophy and they will now compete in the National Badminton Finals held at Milton Keynes in April.
Headliners include Val McDermid, pictured, Janice Galloway, Frank Muir, Alex Gray, Caro Ramsay, Iain Banks, Allan Massie, Alistair Moffat, Doug Johnstone, Denise Mina, Karen Campbell, William McIlvanney, Carmen Reid, Lin Anderson and Diane Marshall.
Famous names in ethnomusicology and multicultural music education include Patricia Sheehan Campbell, William Anderson and numerous others.
With Johan Djourou sidelined by a hamstring problem, Arsenal are lacking cover at centrehalf following the departures of veterans Sol Campbell, William Gallas and Mikael Silvestre at the end of their contracts.
The 27-year-old, who made his second England start in Wednesday night's 2-1 win over Hungary, has been linked with a summer move to the Gunners, who are struggling for centre-backs following the departures of Sol Campbell, William Gallas and Mikael Silvestre.
Three Scottish brands - Clan Campbell, William Lawson's and Clan MacGregor - were new entries into this year's Power 100, while Famous Grouse was the only Scottish brand to actually improve its ranking within the table, climbing one place from 40 to 39.
So for defenders Sol Campbell, William Gallas and Mikael Silvestre - all eager to discuss new deals - any hard bargaining will have to wait.
Only four of his current squad have been English champions - Sol Campbell, William Gallas, Gael Clichy and Mikael Silvestre.
Some key African Americans described are Israel Campbell, William Ball, and Allen Griggs.
Campbell, William Francis, of Saskatoon died on September 25, 2004, at age 76.