|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1847|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 1922|
Son of William A. Scott and Edith Hall and my maternal great-grandfather. Russell McLain Scott married his first wife, Rosanna Burkey, in Hardin Co. Ohio on May 22, 1873 (Rosanna died in 1880). The widower Russell Scott married the widow Martha Jane (Gettys) Troyer on Aug. 28, 1883 in Putnam Co. Ohio. A veteran of service during the Civil War, Russell Scott enlisted in Hardin Co. Ohio on Mar. 27, 1865 and was mustered into Co. E., 198th O.V.I. at Camp Chase (Columbus Ohio) on Apr. 21, 1865. Due to the collapse and surrender of the Confederacy, the 198th was mustered out on May 8, 1865, never having left the state. Russell Scott died of stomach cancer in Tiffin Township of Defiance Co. Ohio.
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The 198th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry began to be formed in April 1865 at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio. Authorities began to form regimental companies on April 17, 1865 and stopped the process on April 27, 1865. The regiment failed to muster enough men to complete formation. Only enough men reported for duty to form eight companies, while most regiments consisted of ten companies. Military authorities dismissed the men who reported for duty on May 8, 1865.
Martha J. Gettys Scott (1855 - 1928)
Minnie Scott Price (1876 - 1937)*
Mary Scott Parks (1890 - 1962)*
Anna E. Scott Mauk (1892 - 1981)*
Created by: James Snow
Record added: May 19, 2008
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