McGONNlGLE, ANDREW J. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers.
Place and date:   At Cedar Creek. Va., 19 October 1864

Entered service at:   Cumberland, Md.

Birth:   New York, N.Y.

Date of issue:   21 July 1897.

Citation:   While acting chief quartermaster of Gen. Sheridan's forces operating in the Shenandoah Valley was severely wounded while voluntarily leading a brigade of infantry and was commended for the greatest gallantry by Gen. Sheridan.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)