Martin, Russell C.
Age: 18, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/17/63, m/i 12/17/63, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, tr to Co. F 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: 11/24/1848, Starksboro, VT
Burial: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Chloe/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 61645650
Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/5/1911, CA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA
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Russell C. Martin
Wednesday - 2 Jan 1946
Col. R.C. Martin to Receive Last Rites
Los Angeles, Jan. 2 - (AP) Funeral services will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Friday for Col. Russell C. Martin 97, past national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, who died from old age infirmities Saturday.
Martin, who saw two years' action with the Union forces in the war between the States, enlisted at 15 in the First Vermont Cavalry. He came to California in 1881 and for 40 years was a railroad engineer, retiring in 1916. He was former commandant of the California Veteran's Home at Napa.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.