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Russell, William Bass


Age: 26, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 14th AR
Service: Apptd Surgeon, 14th AR INF, 5/23/62; SURG, 23rd AR INF on 7/10/63, pow, Port Hudson, 8/24/63, prld 11/8/63, no further record att [College: CMS 58p]

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Birth: 1836, Vermont
Death: 1867

Burial: Cypress Grove Cemetery #2, New Orleans, LA
Marker/Plot: No_Marker
Gravestone photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 128670692


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: CMS 58
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: Died of yellow fever; assumed to be buried here, cemetery now defunct.


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Cypress Grove Cemetery #2, New Orleans, LA (defunct)

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The eldest son, William B., graduated at Castleton, Vermont, in 1858, and for two years thereafter was engaged in the practice of medicine in Middlebury, going thence in the fall of 1859, to New Orleans, where he entered the First Washington Artillery for service in the Civil war. He was appointed surgeon general in the Confederate army, and was captured at the surrender of Port Hudson. After the close of the war he returned to New Orleans, where he followed the practice of his profession. He married Viola, the daughter of S. E. Brown, his former captain, and his death occurred of yellow fever in 1867.

Source: Hiram Carleton; Genealogical and Family History of Vermont, Volume 2 off-site p. 324