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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Russell

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

A 29 year old carpenter in Claremont, NH, he enlisted on 29 July 1862 and mustered as Private, Company G, 9th New Hampshire Infantry on 13 August in Claremont.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the abdomen in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.

References & notes

Service from Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

10/02/1832; Sutton, NH

Death

09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Sutton Mills Cemetery, Sutton, NH

Notes

1   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 498  [AotW citation 20306]