Luther Stephen Trowbridge (1836 - 1912)

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Birthplace: Troy (Oakland County) Oakland County Michigan
Death: Died
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About Luther Stephen Trowbridge

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Luther Stephen Trowbridge joined the 5th Michigan Cavalry (part of Custer's Brigade) in 1862 as a Major. After seeing action at Gettysberg he was promoted in 1863 to Lt. Colonel of the 10th Michigan Cavalry in which he became Colonel in 1864. He saw much action in the western theatre and at war's end was stationed in Tennessee where he took an active part in the pursuit of President Jefferson Davis. On Sept. 1, 1865, he was breveted Major General in recognition of his service. He went to Yale and practiced law in Detroit before the war. He married Julia Buel in 1862, the daughter of his law partner, former Michigan Congressman Alexander W. Buel -------------------- http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8150811

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Served during the Civil War first as the Major of the 5th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, then as Colonel and commander of the 10th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted both Brigadier and Major General, US Volunteers on June 15, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services".

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General Luther S. Trowbridge (USA)'s Timeline

1836
1836
Troy (Oakland County) Oakland County Michigan
1868
1868
Age 32
1878
1878
Age 42
1912
1912
Age 76
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TN, USA
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Elmwood Cemetery Detroit Wayne County Michigan