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Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lieutenant John Trout Greble

 
 
Lieutenant John Trout Greble Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
1. Lieutenant John Trout Greble Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
first U.S. regular army officer
killed in action
during the Civil War
Lieutenant John Trout Greble
2d U.S. Artillery
USMA class of 1854
A member of this garrison
killed in action at Big Bethel
10 June 1861

USMA graduates Fort Monroe
10 June 1961

 
Erected 1961 by USMA graduates stationed at Fort Monroe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 10, 1861.
 
Location. 37° 0.143′ N, 76° 18.575′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Fortress Monroe near the entrance to the Casemate Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Bernard Road, Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring Dr. John J. Craven (here, next to this marker); Confinement of Jefferson Davis (here, next to this marker); John Mitchel (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); 14 – Pounder James Rifle
Marker in Fort Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Monroe
Marker can be seen here to the left of the door.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(a few steps from this marker); Austrian 6-Pounder Gun (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Austrian 6-Pounder Gun (a few steps from this marker); Lantaka (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Big Bethel, June 10, 1861. Detailed website containing official records and battle description of Big Bethel. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. Fort Monroe National Monument, National Park Service. (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
3. Fort Monroe (Stone Fort) National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (pdf file). (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
 
Casemate No. 6 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
3. Casemate No. 6
Several markers and monuments are located near this casemate in Fortress Monroe. The Lt. Greble marker is to the right in this photo.
The Duryee Zouaves Carrying the Body of Lieutenant Greble from the Field at Great Bethel image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. The Duryee Zouaves Carrying the Body of Lieutenant Greble from the Field at Great Bethel
From Leslie's Illustrated History of the Civil War, c1895, page 71.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,358 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on March 12, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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May. 11, 2021