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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1888

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Charles Perrenº Russ

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Born Rome, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1883, to June 11, 1888, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 11, 1888.

Served in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., Sep. 29, 1888, to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: At Madison Barracks, N. Y., to April, 1891. — On recruiting service at Davids Island, N. Y., to Oct., 1893. — On frontier duty at Whipple Barracks, Ariz. (at San Carlos, Ariz., April to Oct., 1894),

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 18th Infantry, May 12, 1895)

(Transferred to 23d Infantry, June 8, 1895)

to June, 1895. — On leave to Sept., 1895. — Garrison duty at Fort Ringgold, Tex., to Nov., 1896.

(Transferred to 11th Infantry, Nov. 5, 1896)

— On frontier duty at Whipple Barracks, Ariz., to Aug., 1897. — Under instruction at the Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to April, 1898 (Graduate, 1898). — (Regimental Adjutant, July 28, 1898 to Feb. 13, 1899.) — At Mobile, Ala., to May, 1898. — At Tampa, Fla., to June, 1898. — In Puerto Rico to Sept., 1898. — On sick leave to Jan., 1899; and with regiment at San Juan, P. R., until he

Died, Feb. 13, 1899, of acute dysentery,
at San Juan, Puerto Rico: Aged 35.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Rome Cemetery, Rome, NY.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Russ's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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