Alva Russell, 1872 Kansas, Russell County


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Organized in 1872, named in memory of Alva P. Russell, Captain Company K, 2nd Kansas Cavalry, who died December 12, 1862, in a field hospital near Prairie Grove, Arkansas, of wounds received in battle December 6, 1862, at Prairie Grove.


1886 Map of Russell County


Click here to see the first cabin built in Russell County!

Russell County Cemeteries



Towns platted in Russell County


Bunker Hill

Fowlerville or Summittville




Paradise (originally Iva Mar)





Russell County Volunteer
Charma Craven , Luray, KS /

State Coordinators :Tom & Carolyn Ward / Asst State Coordinator /Nancy Trice /


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