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Russell, Artemus


Age: 27, credited to Hartland, VT
Unit(s): 15th NY ENGRS
Service: enl 8/31/64, Schenectady, NY; m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 15th NY ENGRS, 8/31/64, pr ARTFCR, 12/24/64, m/o 6/13/65, Fort Barry, VA

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Birth: 08/13/1836, Middleburg, NY
Death: 01/19/1923

Burial: Village Cemetery, Hartland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 98190669


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/23/1891, NY
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


3rd Great Grandfather of Lori Rogers, Tavares, FL

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Hartland Village Cemetery, Hartland, VT

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Artemus Russell

The Vermont Journal, January 26, 1923

Artemas Russell passed away Friday night after a long illness. He was born in Middleburg, N. Y., in 1836. With the exception of three years in Boston and five at the home of his son in Hartland his entire life was spent at the place of his birth. Of his union with Miss Lavina Smith six children were born, of which five survive him, Mrs. Mary Conklin and George Russell of Boston, George and Henry Russell of Middleburg and Addison Russell of Hartland. He survived his wife only about six months. He was a veteran of the Civil war. Funeral services were held at the home of his son A. E. Russell, Sunday afternoon, Rev. M. H. Ryan officiating. The remains were placed in the tomb to await burial beside his wife in Hartland cemetery.

Additional information:

Town Clerks' Registers of Men who served in the CW:

Artemus was born 13 Aug. 1837 in Middleburgh, Schoharie, NY. He parents were Andrew D. and Sarah (Boyington) Russell. He enlisted in the 15th Engineers, Co. H, rank of private.

He is buried in the Hartland Village Cemetery

Courtesy of Cathy Hoyt.