At the time of his death his commission was actually making out at the State-House,—that commission, whose long delay had perhaps hastened the end and certainly thrown a shade of disappointment over the last days of a most generous, devoted, and tender-hearted man.
Warren Dutton Russell.
Second Lieutenant 18th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), August 20, 1861; first Lieutenant, July 16, 1862; killed at Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862.
Warren Dutton Russell was the son of James Dutton and Ellen (Hooper) Russell.
His father graduated at Harvard College in the Class of 1829, and was admitted to the Suffolk Bar, but never actively prosecuted his profession.
He died at his residence in Longwood, Brookline, a few months before Warren entered the military service.
The mother of Lieutenant Russell was the daughter of William Hooper, Esq., of Marblehead.
She was a person of most noble and beautiful qualities, and in a singular degree combined the finest and most attractive