Hodge, Andrew J.
Flourished: McLean County, Illinois
Son of William H. Hodge, Andrew J. Hodge was living in McLean County, Illinois, when the Mexican War began. On June 13, 1846, Andrew volunteered for military service, enrolling as a private in Company B of the Fourth Regiment of Illinois Volunteers. He died as the Fourth Regiment was in route to the war zone along the Rio Grande.
Isaac H. Elliott, Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8 (Springfield, IL: H. W. Rokker, 1882), 287-89; Ezra M. Prince, "Company B, Fourth Regiment Illinois Volunteers in the War with Mexico. 1846-47," Transactions of the McLean County Historical Society 1 (1899), 23.