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Gen William Washington Russell, II
Birth: 1735
Death: Jan. 14, 1793

US Continential Army Brigadier General. At the start of the Revolutionary War, he was a Virginia colonist when he enlisted as a Private in the Virginia Militia. He rose through the ranks to Colonel of the 5th Virginia Regiment and fought at the Battle of Point Pleasant. He commanded a substantial part of the American forces at the Battle of Kings Mountain and was brevetted Brigadier General for his service. After the war, he produced salt in Saltville and served in the Virginia State Senate. Russell County, Virginia is named after him. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Henry Campbell Russell (1749 - 1825)
  Tabitha Adams Russell (1738 - 1776)*
  Tabitha Coates Adams Russell (1740 - 1776)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Russell (1756 - 1773)*
  William Russell (1758 - 1825)*
  Robert Spotswood Russell (1762 - 1842)*
  John Coates Russell (1769 - 1822)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec. 1, Lot 314-A, Grid MN-34/35
 
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Record added: Jun 09, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9893
Gen William Washington Russell, II
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Gen William Washington Russell, II
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Gen William Washington Russell, II
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
Remembering you on Memorial Day.
- David
 Added: May. 26, 2014
Thank you for your service grandfather. RGM
- Karen Fry & Raymond Miller
 Added: Apr. 25, 2014
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