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Born: 1837 Tennessee. 1
Married: Lydia Pinkston (1832-1863) the daughter of James J. Pinkston (1805-1879) and Mary(Polly) (1805-1900) on 12 Feb 1857 in Carroll County Tennessee. 2
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Granville Trout
Civil War - Union

Spouse and Children

       Lydia Pinkston

TROUT (TROUTT), GRANVILLE, Companies E & C, duty sgt/sgt, enlisted by Lt. Bradford for 3 years in Oak Grove, TN on 6/24/62 and mustered in Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at age 25/28. He was 6'1" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN. He received a $100 bounty for enlistment. Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, Troutt most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange. These men were exchanged from June through September, 1863. Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville in Georgia and other eastern prisons. He was exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November/December 1864, and taken to Maryland. No discharge date is given in the muster rolls. Troutt married 1st Lydia Pinkston (1857) and the Sarah C Pinkston in 1863. He died sometime after 1880 and is buried in Prospect Cemetery, Carroll Co, TN with a military marker but no dates.3


  1. Granville Trout Civil War Service Record
  2. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002
  3. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd WestTennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley

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