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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Albert J. Russell

(Ap'd Ct.)


Albert Judson Russell: Born 1852, Wayne, OH.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1872, to June 14, 1876, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Oct. 15‑18, 1876, —

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, June 26, 1876)

Standing Rock Agency, Dak., Oct. 20 to Nov. 8, 1876, — Ft. Rice, Dak., Nov. 10, 1876, to Apr. 19, 1877, — Nez Percés Expedition, May 1 to Nov. 9, 1877, — Ft. Buford, Dak., to Dec. 19, 1877, — Ft. Rice, Dak., Jan. 2 to June 25, 1878 (conducting insane soldiers to Washington, D. C., Jan. 9 to Feb. 20, 1878), — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., June 26 to July 25, 1878, — Scouting, and at Bear Butte, Dak., July 25 to Nov. 20, 1878, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Nov. 20, 1878, to June 25, 1879, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to May 10, 1881; on sick leave of absence, to Dec. 9, 1882, and on leave of

(First Lieut., 7th Cavalry, Nov. 30, 1881)

absence, to Apr. 2, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Totten, Dak. (sick leave of absence, Jan. 20 to July 20, 1885), to July 16, 1887, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to June 1, 1888, — and on march to and at Ft. Riley, Kan. (leave of absence, Aug. 2 to Nov. 1, 1888), to June 4, 1889; and on sick leave of absence, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: On sick leave to Oct. 15, 1891. — On recruiting service at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Jan. 22, 1893; garrison duty at Fort Riley, Kan., to May 13, 1895, and on sick leave until

Retired from Active Service, with the rank of Captain,
for disability in the line of duty, May 23, 1896.

Died April 15, 1900, at Sierra Madre, Cal.: Aged 48.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1900.

Buried, Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Russell's birth data are from his AOG obituary; his middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.

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