Saturday, July 28, 2012

T. B. Monroe & Ben J. Monroe

Left Major T. B. Monroe Right Captain Ben J. Monroe.

Maj.T. B. Monroe was born at Franktort, Ky.. July 8, 1838 He enlisted at Nashville, Tenn., in September, 1861, and was elected Lieutenant in the Fourth Kentucky Infantry. He was soon afterward promoted to Major of  of this Regiment and He was in  command of it when mortally wounded at Shiloh.

Capt. Ben J. Monroe, a native of Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 7. 1836, enlisted at Camp Rurnell. Tenn., in September, 1861 He was elected Captain in the Fourth Kentucky Infantry. He was so severely wounded in the leg at Shiloh that he never recovered and died in. Marshall County, Miss., Oct. 4, 1862.

Thomas Bell Monroe.
Birth: unknown.
Death: Apr. 7, 1862.

Residence Frankford KY; 28 years old. Enlisted on 10/15/1861 at Bowling Green, KY as a Major. On 10/15/1861 he was commissioned into Field & Staff KY 4th Infantry He died of wounds on 4/7/1862, (Died on the field)He was listed as: Wounded 4/7/1862 Shiloh, TN. Burial: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.

Benjamin James Monroe.

Birth: Aug. 7, 1839, Montrose, Fayette County, Kentucky.
Death: Oct. 5, 1862, Marshall County, Mississippi.

Residence was not listed; Enlisted on 8/24/1861 at Camp Burnett, TN as a Captain CSA. On 9/21/1861 he was commissioned into "E" Co. KY 4th infantry. He died on 10/5/1862 at Marshall County, MS. He was listed as: Wounded 4/6/1862 Shiloh, TN.

Parents: Thomas Bell Monroe (1791 - 1865), Eliza Palmer Adair Monroe (1790 - 1871.)
Burial: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.

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