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Capt Andrew Joseph Russell
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1829
Walpole
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1902
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Russell began his career as a painter, but gained fame as a photographer. He enlisted 22 August 1862 at Elmira, New York in F Company, 141st Infantry Regiment New York Volunteers. He was the only Civil War photographer who was enlisted in the Army. After the war, he was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad, and was the official photographer for the construction of the eastern half of the trans-continental railroad. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harriet Robinson Russell (1807 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Adelia Duryee Russell (1830 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Harriet M. Russell Cooper (1860 - 1929)*
  Cora Phillips Russell Cramb (1874 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 9 Cypress Knoll
 
Created by: goroke
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51155946
Capt Andrew Joseph Russell
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Capt Andrew Joseph Russell
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Capt Andrew Joseph Russell
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