Advertisement
Advertisement

Sir Colin Campbell 1855

Updated Apr 04, 2017
Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna shared a photo
on Nov 22, 2011 6:06 PM
Description:
A photo of Sir Colin Campbell GCB in 1855.

Colin Campbell was born in Glasgow Scotland in 1792. He was promoted to the rank of Major-General during the Crimean War (when this photo was taken) and fought in the battle of Alma. When he overthrew the last of the Russians, the only reward he asked for was permission to wear the highland bonnet instead of the cocked hat of a general officer. A true Highlander and a true Scot!

He died in 1863 and is buried in Westminster Abbey.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Roger Fenton photographer.
Date & Place: in Crimea Ukraine

People tagged in this photo

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Comments

Cancel
Loading recordsLoading comments
Back to Top