203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private William Morton Russell

Private William Morton Russell was born on December 25, 1883 in Rock Island, IL and died October 27, 1906 in Shell Rock, IA.

William Morton Russell entered the Infantry on May 10, 1861, in Rock Island, IL, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on July 15, 1864 in Rock Island, IL.

William Morton Russell is buried at West Point in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Information Frank Sturdevant.
Wounded at Bull Run Gettsburg Absent sick at MO. RGT. Served three years 2 months 20 days. Wounded at Battle of Bull Run and carried the bullet in his thigh allduring life came to a farm in S.W. Bremer Co Jackson Twp from Chicksaw Co Ia. about 1892 left a wife and daughter Mrs. Ella (Mrs. Crowell) at time of his death.