Sunday, September 25, 2016

Part 6 of a Series: Our Civil War Ancestors

Andrew Jackson McMonigle  
2nd Lt. 38th IN Co. B

photo and text courtesy of LCWRT member Holly Jenkins-Evans

Andrew Jackson McMonigle -  born Dec. 20, 1842 in Indiana.  A twin, he was one of four brothers who enlisted from Indiana. He and his brother Cornelius McMonigle enlisted as privates on Sept 18,1861, in Co B, 38th Indiana. The 38th Indiana was part of the Army of the Ohio, then the Army of the Cumberland, and fought at Perryville, where Andrew was wounded, Stone’s River, Tullahoma. Hoover‘s Gap, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, the Battles for Atlanta , and on through to the Battle of Bentonville. Andrew was  commissioned a  2nd Lt. May 1, 1865  and  mustered out - June 19, 1865. McMonigle returned to Harrison County, married there and died in 1904.

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