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Gustavus Adolphus DeRussy
Birth: Nov. 3, 1818
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: May 29, 1891
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, but resigned before graduation. He later served during the Mexican War. At the start of the Civil War, he was a full-rank Captain in the 4th United States Artillery. He was later Colonel of the 4th New York Artillery, and was commissioned Brigadier General to rank from May 23, 1863. At the end of the war, he was brevetted Major General of Volunteers and Brigadier General, US Regular Army. He retired in 1882 as a Colonel, making his home in Detroit, Michigan, where he died at the age of 72. (bio by: Joe Ferrell) 
 
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 Parents:
  Rene Edward DeRussy (1792 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Clitz DeRussy (1836 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Rene Edward DeRussy (1858 - 1860)*
  Emily C DeRussy Sickel (1862 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gustavus Adolphus DeRussy (1818 - 1891)
  John Allen DeRussy (1826 - 1850)*
  Clara Louise Derussey Nichols (1829 - 1900)*
  Emily Caroline DeRussy Hunt (1831 - 1857)*
  Isaac Denniston DeRussy (1840 - 1923)*
  Laura DeRussy Berry (1853 - 1923)*
  Helen Maxwell DeRussy Clark (1855 - 1901)*
  Fanny DeRussy Hoyle (1857 - 1925)*
  Sara Wetmore DeRussy Murray (1860 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot A
 
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Originally Created by: A.J. Marik
Record added: Nov 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8062161
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