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Civil War Soldiers - Trimble

TRIMBLE, ISAAC R., Maryland.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., August 9, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., January 17, 1863.
Died at Baltimore, Maryland, January 2, 1888.

Commanding brigade at Evansport, on Potomac River, November 13, 1861. Afterward commanding brigade composed of the Twenty-first Georgia, Twenty-first North Carolina, and Sixteenth Mississippi Regiments Infantry, and Courtney's Virginia Battery of Light Artillery, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. At battle of Fredericksburg, commanding brigade composed of the Twelfth and Twenty-first Georgia, the Fifteenth Alabama, and Twenty-first North Carolina Regiments Infantry, Ewell's Division, Jackson's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Commanding T. J. Jackson's Old Division, Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. At battle of Chancellorsville, division composed of the brigades of Colston, Paxton, Nichols, and Jones. At Gettysburg commanded a division in A. P. Hill's Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, where he was seriously wounded, losing his left foot.

Trimble, Isaac Ridgeway, born in Virginia; appointed from Kentucky cadet United States Military Academy, November 23, 1818; graduated seventeenth in a class of forty.
Brevet second lieutenant Third Artillery, July 1, 1822.
Second lieutenant, First Artillery, July 1, 1822.
Resigned May 31, 1832.

Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898

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