Veteran
Union Army
American Civil War


Lt. Col. Charles Tyler Trowbridge
Born: Jan. 10, 1835, Morris Plains, Morris Co., New Jersey
Died: Dec. 24, 1907, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co. , Minnesota
Parents: Elijah Freeman Trowbridge & Temperance Ludlow Muchmore
Occupations: soldier, politician
Military Service: Lt. Colonel, Union Army, American Civil War
Public Office: Alderman, 10th Ward, Brooklyn, New York;
custodian, old state capitol building, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota
First Marriage: Mar. 11, 1857, unknown
First Wife: Emeline Haviland Jackson
Born: Aug. 22, 1839, New York City, New York
Died: Nov. 24, 1858, Freehold, Monmouth Co., New Jersey
Second Marriage: Dec. 15, 1861, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York
Second Wife: Jane Pooler Martin
Born: July 4, 1842, Taddington, Derbyshire, England
Died: after 1908, Excelsior, Hennepin Co., Minnesota

Children:

(Charles Tyler Trowbridge & Emeline Haviland Jackson)


Ida Emeline Trowbridge
Born: Nov. 24, 1858, Freehold, Monmouth Co., New Jersey
Died: unknown, Orange, Essex Co., New Jersey
Marriage: Oct. 6, 1880, Ball Blue, Orange, Essex Co., New Jersey
Husband: Lewis Roberts Pomeroy
Born: 1853, Ball Blue, Orange, Essex Co., New Jersey
Died: unknown, Orange, New Jersey


(Charles Tyler Trowbridge & Jane Pooler Martin)

Jennie Elizabeth Trowbridge

Born: 1861-68, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York
Died: unknown

Annie Elford Trowbridge
Born: Nov. 17, 1869, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York
Died: unknown

Charles Henry Trowbridge

Josephine Temperance Trowbridge

Born: Dec. 25, 1875, Brooklyn, Kings Co. New York
Died: unknown





Col. Charles Tyler Trowbridge 

Cheryl Trowbridge Miller is a third cousin three times removed from Lieutenant Colonel Charles T. Trowbridge. She wrote the following article about Col. Trowbridge at  http://trowbridgefamily1.tripod.com/col.ct.trow.html.  

Cheryl also co-authored a book about Col. Charles Tyler Trowbridge and the men who served under him:
"Nineteenth Century Freedom Fighters: The 1st South Carolina Volunteers"

Col. C. T. Trowbridge at the African American Registry


You can read Susie King Taylors' book:
"Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops Late 1st S. C. Volunteers: Electronic Edition,
about her experiences with Lt. Col. Trowbridge's company, and also includes correspondence between her and Lt. Col. Trowbridge, which is posted at the website of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Library.


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