Martin Enright, Captain, Co. A & B, 28th Kentucky Infantry, US

1841

  • December 4: Martin Enright is born in Indiana to parents Jeremiah and Elizabeth Enright.

1850

  • September 24:  The United States Federal Census taken in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky shows 9 year old Martin living with his parents and siblings. His father Jeremiah is a stone cutter.

1860

  • June 16: The United States Federal Census taken in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky shows 18 year old Martin, a plow moulder, living with his widowed mother and brothers.
  • November 1: The Louisville Daily Courier, Louisville Kentucky.

1861 

  • October 8: Martin Enright enlisted in the US Army in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • October 10: Mustered into Capt. Benson’s Company Provost Guard, Louisville, Kentucky. He is a 5th Sergeant.
  • October 31 – February 28, 1862:  Company Muster Roll for Co. A 28th Kentucky.  Present.  Remarks “Appointed 4th Sgt. From 5th Sergt Jan 1, 1862.”

1862

  • March and April: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May and June:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • August 31 – December 31:  Company Muster Roll, Co. A 28th KY.  Absent.  Remarks “On detached service with Co. B 28th Ky. Vols.”
  • August 31 – December 31:  Company Muster Roll, Co. B 28th KY. Present.  Remarks “attached to Co B from Co A”
  • August 31 – February 28:  Company Muster Roll, Co. A 28th KY.  Present.  Remarks “promoted from 4th Sergt. Feb 1, 1863.”

1863 

  • April 10th:  Special Muster Roll, Co. A 28th KY.  Present and listed now as a 1st Sergeant.
  • March and April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Promoted from Sergt. To 1st Sergt. By order of Col. W. P. Boone. Mar 16, 63.”
  • May and June:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • July and August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present. 
  • September and October: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November and December: Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1864 

  • January and February:  Company Muster Roll.  Present. Remarks “discharged by reason of re-enlistment.”
  • February 12 – June 30:  Company Muster Roll.  Present and listed now as 1st Lt.
  • August 31:  Company Muster Roll.  Present. Remarks “Promoted from 1st Sergt to 1st Lt May 1, 1864.”
  • September and October:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November 30:  Martin is part of Wagner’s forward line at Franklin.
  • November and December: Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1865 

  • February 7:  Individual Muster-out Roll in Huntsville, Alabama.  Remarks “Mustered out as 1st Lt to date Feb 1/65 to accept appointment as Capt.”

1870

  • June 25: The United States Federal Census taken in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky shows Martin, a plow moulder, and his wife and children living with his in-laws. Wife Eliza, children Mary, 2 and John, 2 months.

1900 

  • June 6: The United States Federal Census taken in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky shows Martin, watchman at iron works , and Eliza living with their adult children: John, William and Annie.

1912

  • March 22:  Martin Enright dies and is buried at the Cave Hill National Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • March 25: The Courier Journal. Louisville, Kentucky.