May 12, 1844 Mechanicsville Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA
Feb. 17, 1937 Phoenix Maricopa County Arizona, USA
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company I, 138th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag". His Medal was issssued on May 10, 1865. (bio by: Russ Dodge)
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"Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame - By order of the Governor of the State of Arizona, Trustrim Connell is hereby inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame, October 24th, 2014. Signed, Janice K. Brewer, Governor, Ted Vogt, Director, Arizona Department o...(Read more) -
Pioneers' Cemetery Association Added: Jun. 14, 2015
Good morning, Captain Connell. You will be pleased to know today, June 14, 2015, on the 240th birthday of the U.S. Army, your story will be told to a birthday gathering of the Arizona Territorial Chapter, Association of the United States Army, in Scottsda...(Read more) -
Robert Cox Added: Jun. 14, 2015