Russell, Johnathan

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Birth

Johnathan or Jonathan Russell was born in Potter's Hollow, Albany County, NY in about 1836.[1]
He was born on August 8, 1836, and was the son of Benjamin Russell and Louisa Cook. He was a brother of Harvey Russell who also served in the 7th Heavy Artillery.

Marriage & Children

Occupation

At the time of his enlistment in the 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment, Jonathan worked as a farmer.[1]


Military Service

Residence: Potters Hollow[2]
Place of Birth: Potters Hollow, Albany Co., NY[2]
Date of Birth: 8 Aug 1836[2]
Names of Parents: Benjamine (Russell) and Louisa Cook[2]
Marital Status: Single[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[2]
Bounty Received: $50.00[2]
Enlistment Date: 11 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[1][3]
Company: Company I[1]
Promotion Date: Unknown
Promotion Rank: Full Corporal
Captured on: 16 Jun 1864[1]
Captured at: Petersburg, VA[1]
Imprisoned at: Andersonville, GA
Died of Disease on: 15 Sep 1864[1]
Place of Death: Andersonville[1], GA hospital
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26[3]"Served in Battles of Spotsylvania was taken prisoner in Battle of Coal harber (Cold Harbor) and died a prisoner in Andersonville prison"[2]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers and Andersonville Prisoners of War; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Jonathan died of "diarrhoea" on Sept 15, 1864 at Andersonville, GA and was buried there in grave number 8856.[1]

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Served in Battles of Spotsylvania was taken prisoner in Battle of Coal harber and died a prisoner in Andersonville prison


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ancestry Military Databases