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Gen William Russell
Birth: Mar. 6, 1735
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
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: 
  Elizabeth Henry Campbell Russell (1749 - 1825)
  Tabitha Adams Russell (1738 - 1776)*
  Tabitha Coates Adams Russell (1740 - 1776)*
  Henry Russell (1756 - 1773)*
  William Russell (1758 - 1825)*
  Robert Spotswood Russell (1762 - 1842)*
  John Coates Russell (1769 - 1822)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
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
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Gen William Russell
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My 6th Great Grandfather, I honor you
- Linda Cutlip
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- Mike Appleby
 Added: Jul. 31, 2015
Honoring you and all the brave men and women who fought tirelessly and fiercely for our independence, and for the freedom we celebrate today.Your 4th great granddaughter
- Sherri Beck
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015
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