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Charles Wells Russell

Born: Jul 22, 1818

Death: Nov 22, 1867

Nationality: United States

Charles Wells Russell

Date of Birth : Jul 22, 1818
Date of Death : Nov 22, 1867

Charles Wells Russell was a prominent Confederate States of America politician during the American Civil War. Wells was born in Tyler County, Virginia. He studied law and passed his bar exam. Russell was an elector in the 1860 presidential election supporting Democratic candidate John C. Breckinridge. He served in the Provisional Confederate Congress, the First Confederate Congress and the Second Confederate Congress.

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