From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Marshall Campbell '56

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: February 22, 1865

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Life & Loss

Photo taken "between circa 1860 and circa 1865"

Unable to find any details about Marshall's life or loss, except that it occurred on February 22, 1865 in Baltimore, Maryland.

He was born in Tennessee and appointed to the Naval Academy from Mississippi.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 5 February, 1850. Passed Midshipman, 20 June, 1856. Master, 22 January, 1858. Lieutenant, 23 January, 1858. Lieutenant Commander, 16 July, 1862. Died 22 February, 1865.

The Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) on July 25, 1853 reported he was a Midshipman aboard the sloop of war John Adams, which had returned to Boston from Africa.

In the "Historical sketch of the United States Naval Academy" from 1876, Marshall is listed as the leader of the Department of Seamanship from 1863 until 1865 when he "detached, resigned, or transferred."

Marshall created a drawing of USS Saginaw that is published in the Autumn 2005 issue of Sea History.

Class of 1856

Marshall is one of 5 members of the Class of 1856 on Virtual Memorial Hall.