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 John Trout Greble

John Trout Greble

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 10 Jun 1861 (aged 27)
Big Bethel, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Marion Section, Lot 95
Memorial ID 12881 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 11 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12881
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Trout Greble (19 Jan 1834–10 Jun 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12881, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .