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army officer

David Allen Russell, American army officer. Served in the United States Army under General Scott’s Army during Mexican War.

Background

Russell, David Allen was born on December 10, 1820 in Salem, New York, United States. Son of David Abel and Alida (Lansing) Russell.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1845.

Career

General United States Volunteers, 1862. Assigned to command of a brigade in VI Corps, Army of Potomac, 1862, participated in battles of Fredericksburg, 1862, Gettysburg, 1863, Rappahannock Station, Virginia, 1863.

Membership

Served in the United States Army under General Scott’s Army during Mexican War.

Connections

father:
David Abel Russell

mother:
Alida (Lansing) Russell