RUSSELL, ROBERT E., “MAIL CARRIER”, (Plot 2; Evergreen Cemetery), Born: 10th day of October, 1847. Deceased: 24th day of May, 1922. Enlisted in the service of the Confederate States of America, and served “Honorably” as a “Mail Carrier” from Fort Niblett (Camp Pleasant) to Orange, Texas. “Confederate Civil Service”. He was at his time of enlistment a resident of Orange County, Texas. He was “Honorably” discharged from said Confederate service in June, 1865. At which time he held the rank of “Mail carrier”. (Obtained from “Southern Cross of Honor” application…his writing).
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