Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Charles Campbell Collection
Association
12th Evacuation Hospital
Collection Number
2253
Date(s)
Undated
Size
.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Slide Collection
Processed by
M. Barnard, Oct. 2009[Updated: Nov. 2009 by M. Barnard]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

Slides document Charles Campbell's service in Vietnam at the 12th Evacuation Hospital.

Biographical Note

Charles Campbell was born July 1, 1938 in Sparta, Wisconsin. He was drafted by the US Army in July 1966. He served two years, one of which was spent in Vietnam. He was assigned to the 12th Evacuation Hospital for 8 months at Cu Chi, Vietnam and with the 93rd Evacuation Hospital for 4 months at Long Binh, Vietnam. Campbell worked as a Nurse Anesthetist. His unit was involved in Operations Manhattan, Junction City, Cedar Falls, and the Tet Offensive, Operation Attleboro. Campbell received a Distinguished Unit Citation. During his service he was promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain. He was discharged in 1968. After the war, Campbell practiced Anesthesia in rural Wisconsin hospitals.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Slides
38 slides detailing the staff, infrastructure, and horrible injuries seen at the 12th Evacuation Hospital.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive