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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Andrew Striegel

"Anton"

(1829 - 1893)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 32 year old farmer in Celestine, he mustered as Corporal, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant on 15 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was a color bearer at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and was reduced to Private on 15 December 1863. He was wounded again, at Resaca, GA on 15 May 1864 and mustered out on 6 October 1864.

References & notes

Service from Brown,1 who has him as Andrew Steigel, and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1829

Death

04/04/1893 Hall Township, Dubois County, IN; burial in Saint Peter Celestine Catholic Cemetery, Celestine, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 622  [AotW citation 18801]