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Russell, George E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/4/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/11/1843, Unknown
Death: 10/28/1891

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 44644294

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/7/1892, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

George E. Russell, contractor and builder, died at his home on Summer street, Wednesday afternoon. The immediate cause of his death was a shock of paralysis which he received on the previous Saturday. The funeral will be held on Sunday and will be attended by the Odd Fellows of which the deceased was a member.

Source: Vermont Tribune, October 30, 1891
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.