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Charles L. Russell
Born 1844
Malone, New York, United States
Died June 7, 1910
Place of burial
Hot Springs National Cemetery, Hot Springs, South Dakota
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Awards Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor Close Malone NY 20170703
A plaque honoring Russell in Malone, New York
HEADSTONE OF MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT CHARLES L. RUSSELL, SECTION 3-E, GRAVE R1. VIEW TO NORTH. - Hot Springs National Cemetery, Virginia Medical Center; 500 North Fifth Street, Hot HALS SD-1-12
Russell's grave at Hot Springs National Cemetery

Charles L. Russell (1844 – June 7, 1910) was an American Corporal in the U.S. Army who served with the 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for extraordinary heroism after capturing the flag of the 42nd Virginia Infantry during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. He received the Medal of Honor on December 1, 1864.


Russell was born in Malone, New York in 1844 and served in the United States Army during the American Civil War. Following the war, he died and was buried at the Hot Springs National Cemetery in Hot Springs, South Dakota.

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