A LITTLE HISTORY
Along with Trinity's rich history and bountiful surroundings. Trinity was involved in the forming of our country as we know it and was involved in the Civil War. The first recorded combat took place July 24th of 1862 followed by a large battle the following day which included the neighboring City of Courtland. On August 22nd, 1862, another skirmish took place between the 7th Illinois Cavalry, under the command of S. F. Lee and Roddey's Rebel Cavalry. When the battle was done, many men were killed or wounded, and many prisoners were taken.