We do not know his name: Klatsassin and the Chilcotin War

James Campbell

James Campbell, a Scottish immigrant, was working as a member of Waddington’s road building crew when it was attacked at Bute Inlet on April 30, 1864. He was killed while sleeping in his tent. One of the two men who shared his tent, Joseph Fielding, died of a gun shot while the other man, Edward Mosely, survived the attack unharmed.

Secondary Sources

Hewlett, Edward S. “The Chilcotin Uprising: A Study of Indian-European Relations in Nineteenth Century British Columbia.” MA Thesis, UBC, 1972.

Return to parent page

Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History