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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1896

Vol. IV

(Born Tex.)

Charles E. Russell

(Ap'd Tex.)


(Charles Ernest Russell)

Born Aug. 3, 1873, Rockport, TX.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1892 to June 12, 1896, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Add. Second Lieut. of Infantry, 18th Infantry, June 12, 1896)

(Second Lieut. of Infantry, 7th Infantry, Aug. 27, 1896)

 p614  Served: At Fort Logan, Colo., Sept. 30, 1896 to June 20, 1897; D. S. at Fort Bayard, N. M., topographical reconnaissance, July 23 to Sept. 1, 1897; with company at Fort Logan, Colo., Sept. 15, 1897 to April 20, 1898; at Chickamauga Park, Ga., April 25 to May 5, 1898; D. S., Nashville, Ten., special recruiting service, May 6 to June 6, 1898; with company, Tampa, Fla., June 9 to 14, 1898; in the campaign of Santiago de Cuba, June 23 to Aug. 20, 1898; Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L. I., Aug. 27 to Sept. 15, 1898; assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Camp Wikoff, L. I., N. Y., Sept. 15 to Oct. 7, 1898; with company, Camp Wikoff, Oct. 7 to 14, 1898; Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mich., Oct. 16 to 30, 1898; D. S. as Aide-de‑camp to Brigadier-General G. S. Carpenter, U. S. Volunteers, Camp Shipp, Anniston, Ala., Nov. 1, 1898

(First Lieut. of Infantry, Dec. 13, 1898)

(Assigned to 8th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1899)

to March 27, 1899; joined 8th Infantry at Havana, Cuba, April 5, 1899; Havana, Cuba, from April 5, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: At Havana, Cuba, from April 5, 1899 to July, 1900; with regiment at Fort Snelling, Minn., to Sept., 1900; en route to and with regiment in the Philippine Islands, to

(Captain, 8th Infantry, July 5, 1901)

May 26, 1902.

Died at Santa Cruz, P. I., May 26, 1902: Aged 29.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1902, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Russell's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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