Tour Scotland Video Bust Of Lady Augusta Campbell Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow



Tour Scotland video of the bust statue of Lady Augusta Campbell in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on ancestry visit to Glasgow, Scotland. She was the daughter of Field Marshal John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, born June 1723, died 24 May 1806, known as Marquess of Lorne from 1761 to 1770. He was a Scottish soldier and nobleman. After serving as a junior officer in Flanders during the War of the Austrian Succession, he was given command of a regiment and was redeployed to Scotland where he opposed the Jacobites at Loch Fyne at an early stage of the Jacobite Rebellion and went on to fight against them at the Battle of Falkirk Muir and then at the Battle of Culloden. He later became adjutant-general in Ireland and spent some 20 years as a Member of Parliament before retiring to Inveraray Castle. In 1759 Campbell married Elizabeth Gunning, widow of James Hamilton, 6th Duke of Hamilton and mother of James Hamilton, 7th Duke of Hamilton and Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton. She was later created Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon in her own right. They had five children: Lady Augusta Campbell, born 31 March 1760, died 22 June 1831, George John Campbell, Earl of Campbell. born 17 February 1763, died 9 July 1764, George William Campbell, 6th Duke of Argyll, born 22 September 1768, died 22 October 1839, Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell, born 28 January 1775, died 1 April 1861, John Douglas Edward Henry Campbell, 7th Duke of Argyll, born 21 December 1777, died 25 April 1847.

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