Benjamin J. RussellHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, 6th Georgia Infnatry - May 27, 1861. Appointed Adjutant of the Regiment on June 4, 1861.
The remainder of the War:
Elected Captain of Company H, 6th Regiment Georgia Infantry September 17, 1862. Sick in Macon, Georgia hospital February 1865 to close of war.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9650]
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