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Dr William Thomas Russel
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1827
Lewes
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Death: Feb., 1899
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

Father: William Russel
1842 - Attended a boarding school,
Newark, Delaware
1847 - Graduated, Delaware College,
Newark, Delaware
1850 - M.D. degree, University of
Pennsylvania, Medical Department,
Philadelphia, PA (from: Delaware;
thesis: "Fetal Circulation")
1850-1853 - Practiced medicine,
Canandaigua, NY
1853 - Enrolled, Baltimore College of
Dental Surgery, Baltimore, MD
1854 - Moved his medical practice to
Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co, SC
1858 - Married, Mary Elizabeth Stevens,
Spartanburg, SC
01/00/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, SC Infantry,
Holcombe's Legion, Provisional Army of the
Confederate States, Camp Walsh,
near Adams Run, SC
02/00/1862 - In Charleston, SC, for
examination for Asst. Surgeon by the
Army Board of Medical Examination
03/28/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, SC Infantry,
Holcombe's Legion
03/31/1862 - Asst. Surgeon, Holcombe's
Legion, Adams Run, SC
04/17/1862 - Appointed Asst. Surgeon to rank
from 02/27/1862
04/17/1862 - Confirmed as Asst. Surgeon by
the Confederate States Senate from SC
06/04/1862 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Camp Capers, near Adams Run, SC
07/11/1862 - Appointed Surgeon to rank
from 03/01/1862
09/22/1862 - Surgeon, SC Infantry,
Holcombe's Legion
11/00/1862 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Camp Panola, near Kinston, NC
11/00/1862 - Senior Surgeon,
Brig Gen. N G. Evans' Brigade
12/00/1862 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Camp Bonham, near Kinston, NC
01/00/1863 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Evans' Brigade, Kinston, NC
05/01/1863 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Evans' Brigade, St. Andrews [?state],
Dept. of SC, GA, & FL
06/09/1863 - Acting Sr. Surgeon,
Gen. N G. Evans' Brigade, Camp near
Jackson, MS
06/01/1864 - Surgeon, Stony Creek, VA
08/00/1864 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Stony Creek, VA
11/25/1864 - Surgeon, Infirmary of
Holcombe's Legion, in the field
12/00/1864 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Petersburg, VA
01/26/1865 - Surgeon, Holcombe's Legion,
Elliott's Brigade (commanded by Brig. Gen.
W.H. Wallace), Petersburg, VA
04/09/1865 - Paroled as Surgeon,
Holcombe's Legion, Appomattox, VA
1870,1874,1880,1886,1890,1893,1896 -
Practiced medicine, Spartanburg, SC
02/23/1899 (or 02/04/1899) - Died in his
home, Spartanburg, SC

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
11/27/2012. Unpublished database.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Stevens Russel (1834 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Coleman Russel (1858 - 1859)*
  William Henry Russel (1862 - 1940)*
  Sarah Fayssoux Russel (1864 - 1941)*
  Clement Stevens Russel (1866 - 1916)*
  Mary Elizabeth Russel (1872 - 1949)*
  Leita Russell Floyd (1876 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Nana x4
Record added: Mar 25, 2012
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Dr William Thomas Russel
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Dr William Thomas Russel
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Dr William Thomas Russel
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