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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1853

Vol. II
p528
1588

(Born Ct.)

George R. Bissell1

(Ap'd Mo.)

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George Russell Bissell: Born Mar. 25, 1830, Hartford, CT.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1849, to July 1, 1853, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1853.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1853‑54, — Ft. Washita,

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Oct. 2, 1853)

I. T., 1854‑55, — and Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1856.

First Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 12, 1855.

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1856.

Civil History. — Clerk in the U. S. Asst. Treasurer's Office at St. Louis, Mo., 1859‑61. Teller in the Merchants' Bank of St. Louis, since 1861.

Vol. IV
p89
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Fruit Rancher, since 1889, near Los Gatos, in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California. — Post-office address, Los Gatos, Cal.

Vol. V
p79
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Fruit Rancher, since 1900, near Los Gatos, in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California. — Post-office address, Alameda, Cal.

Vol. VI
p66
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born March —, 1830.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 12, 1855.

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1856.

Died, Nov. 1, 1913, at Dromore, County Down, Ireland: Aged 83.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1914.


The Author's Note:

[Supplement, Vol. V: 1890‑1900]

1 Grandson of Major Russell Bissell, U. S. A., March 4, 1791, to Dec. 18, 1807. — Great-Grandson of Capt. Ozias Bissell, who served through the entire War of the Revolution.


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