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Trustrim Connell

Date of birth: May 12, 1844
Date of death: February 17, 1937
Burial location: Los Angeles, California
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Lancaster
Home of record: Port Kennedy Pennsylvania


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Trustrim Connell, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company I, 138th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 10, 1865

Action Date: April 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company I

Division: 138th Pennsylvania Infantry