Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History

C. M. Russell Papers

Manuscript Collection: MC154



Collection Summary

Creator: Russell, C. M., 1843-1905
Title: C. M. Russell papers
Dates: 1865
Abstract: The C. M. Russell Papers document the military service of C. M. Russell in 1865 during the Civil War.
Identification: MC154
Quantity: 3 items
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library, San Jacinto Museum of History, La Porte, Texas

Creator Sketch

C. M. Russell was born in 1843 in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1861 he entered the Confederate Army and served under General Robert E. Lee. Russell was later taken prisoner by the Northern army. In 1869 he married Telitha E. Kilgore and together they had ten daughters and one son. Russell came to Texas in 1886 and remained there until his death in January of 1905.


Scope and Content Note

The C. M. Russell Papers document the military service of C. M. Russell in 1865 during the Civil War. Documents include a 30-day leave, a military pass and a military railroad pass granting C. M. Russell, paroled prisoner, passage to his home in Stevenson, Alabama.


Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Terms Governing Use

Open for research by appointment.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jacinto Museum of History. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Jacinto Museum of History as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Index Terms

Names:
Russell, C. M., 1843-1905
Places:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel, Confederate
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons

Administrative Information

Citation

[Identification of Item], C. M. Russell Papers, MC154, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.

Acquisition

Minnie Lee Russell-Perdue, 1963.

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa M. Lomas, 2011.


Inventory

box folder
163.2 1 Military documents 1865