|Death: ||Aug. 3, 1864|
Asst. Surgeon Isaac S. Russell, 99th Indiana. Died Aug 3, 1864.
Assistant Surgeon, I. S. Russell.
Dr. Russell was born in Virginia, about the year 1836, and was consequently, at the time of his death, about 28 years of age. He emigrated to Indiana in early life, was educated at Bloomington, Indiana, at the State University, and graduated in medicine at Louisville. Practiced medicine in Morgan County, Indiana. Entered the service as a private soldier in Company G, and served in that rank until February 25th, 1863, when he was promoted to Assistant Surgeon, He served in that capacity until the time of his death. He had been sick at various times, and his health was never very good while in the service. At the siege of Atlanta he was taken with the acute dysentery, and died August 10th, 1864, adding another to the list of noble men in the Regiment who were compelled to yield to the destroyer.
-History of the 99th Indiana infantry, containing a diary of marches, incidents, biography of officers and complete rolls (1865) by Daniel R. Lucas
Original grave number was G "yy". His grave marker is near the Cole Plot on a path that leads from the Cole Plot to the top of the hill of Section G where most Officers in Section G are buried.
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