Charles Edward Russell
|29th President of the United States|
March 4, 1921 – March 4, 1929
|Vice President||Allan L. Benson|
|Preceded by||Theodore Roosevelt|
|Succeeded by||Allan L. Benson|
|United States Senator from New York|
March 4, 1905 – January 13, 1921
|Preceded by||David B. Hill|
|Succeeded by||Franklin D. Roosevelt|
|Born|| Charles Edward Russell|
September 25, 1860
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
|Died|| April 23, 1941 (aged 80)|
Washington City, U.S.
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1882–1883|
|Battles/wars||Second American War|
Soon after graduating college, Russell was drafted into the United States Army in 1882 to fight in the Second American War against the Confederate States of America and British Canada. Private Russell saw action during the Tennessee Offensive, however was taken prisoner at the infamous Battle of Dyersburg. He was released from captivity shortly after the Treaty of Fredericksburg and moved to New York City to become a newspaper editor.