Almira Russell, Mrs. Winfield Scott Hancock

Almira Russell was the daughter of a prominent merchant in St. Louis, where Winfield Scott Hancock was stationed. She married Hancock in 1850, before he became a Union general. The couple had two children, Russell (1850-84), and Ada Elizabeth (1857-75), and were living in Los Angeles, CA, when the Civil War broke out. Almira Russell Hancock wrote her memoirs, "Reminiscences of Winfield Scott Hancock," which were published in 1887 by Mark Twain's publishing firm, Webster & Company.

1868 circa 5 years
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