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Lieut John Trout Greble
Birth: Jan. 19, 1834
Death: Jun. 10, 1861

Civil War Union Army Officer. Graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1854. While serving as a Lieutenant commanding a battery of the 2nd United States Regular Artillery, he was shot and killed at the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia (June 10, 1861), the first land battle of the Civil War. This made him the first Army Officer to die in the conflict. Lieutenant Greble received posthumous brevets up to Lieutenant Colonel. Original Burial site. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Sarah Bradley French Greble (1838 - 1880)
Woodlands Cemetery *
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
*Former burial location
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Record added: Feb 20, 2006
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Big Bethel certainly could be considered the first. Fought against two brigades as memory serves me. Thank you, sir for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 10, 2016
May you rest in peace. Amen.
- Lynnette
 Added: Jun. 10, 2016
Rest with honor!
- J. Bruce Fox
 Added: Apr. 29, 2016
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