DeRussy, Isaac Denniston, BGEN

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1861-1902, 1542, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1861 - 1902
Brigadier General

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Home Town
New York City, New York
Last Address
New York City, New York

Date of Passing
Feb 17, 1923
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Plot: Section 3 Site1856

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Isaac D. DeRussy was born in 1840 at Fort Monroe, Virginia. He began his service as a Second Lieutenant with the 1st United States Infantry and by the end of the Civil War was a Captain. He participated in the siege of Corinth in May and June of 1862 and was breveted Major in 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the war. He served with the 4th, 14th and 11th United States Infantry regiments. While commanding the 11th regiment as a Colonel, he also commanded Fort Huachuca, Arizona, in 1891 and 1892. On 10 August 1898 he led his regiment against Spanish forces near Hormiguero, Puerto Rico. He was retired on 1 April 1902 as a brigadier general and died on 17 February 1923 in New York City.
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  1861-1902, 1542, 1st Infantry Division
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  1861-1865 Civil War
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of San Juan Hill
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