Leonard A. Trimble, Corporal, Co G 9th Arkansas Infantry Confederate

1834

  • August: Leonard Albert Trimble is born in Monroe County, Georgia to John and Eliza Trimble.

1850

  • October 29: The United States Federal Census taken in Monroe County, Georgia shows 19 year old Leonard living with his mother and siblings.

1853

  • Leonard Trimble and Martha Hunt are married.

1860

  • July 20:  The United States Federal Census taken in Dardens, Monroe County, Georgia shows Leonard, a farmer, living with Martha and 4 young children.  The couple is living with Leonard’s mother who owns the farm.

1862

  • May 11:  Leonard Trimble enlisted in the Confederate Army in Corinth, Mississippi.
  • November and December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1863

  • January 1 – March 1:  Company Muster Roll.  Absent. Remarks “Detailed with baggage.”
  • March 1 – May 1:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • July 1 – September 1:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September 1 – November 1:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 1 – December 31:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1864 

  • July 1 – August 31:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30: Leonard fought in the Battle of Franklin.
  • December 15: Leonard was wounded in the Battle of Nashville by a cannon ball.
  • December 17: Leonard was captured in Franklin, Tennessee.

1865

  • January 20: Admitted to US Gen’l Hosp. No. 1 in Nashville, Tennessee. He had an amputated left arm, amputated at the shoulder joint.
  • February 24: Forwarded from Nashville, Tennessee to Louisville, Kentucky.
  • March 31:  Leonard is received at Point Lookout, Maryland from Camp Chase, Ohio.
  • June 4: Released from Point Lookout, Maryland after signing the Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America.

1870

  • June 18:  The United States Federal Census taken in Lapile Township, Union County, Arkansas shows Leonard, a farmer, and Martha living with their children:  Henry, 16, Martha, 14, Liza, 12 Fanny H., 10, William M., 3 and Green, 9 months old.  ***Only the youngest two children are born in Arkansas, indicating that somewhere between Fanny and Williams’ births the family moved from Georgia to Arkansas.***

1872 

  • Leonard shows up on tax records in Lapile Township, Union County, Arkansas.

1880 

  • June 2:  The United States Federal Census taken in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas shows Leonard, a grocer merchant, and Martha living with their children: Henry, 23, Liza, 19, Fanny, 17, Marcellus, 13, Green, 10, (listed as deaf) and John, 6.

1900

  • June 11:  The United States Federal Census taken in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas shows Leonard, retired, and Martha living with their youngest son John and various boarders.

1913 

  • May 11:  Leonard Trimble dies in Tarrant County, Texas. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery.