Moses Bogan, Private, Co A, 175th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, US

1843

  • January 9: Moses Bogan is born to parents Benjamin and Sarah Bogan in Clinton County, Ohio.

1850 

  • September 27: The United States Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows 7 year old Moses living with his parents and siblings. His father William is a farmer.

1860 

  • July 14: The United States Federal Census taken in Vernon Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows 18 year old Moses living with his parents and siblings.

1864 

  • September 2:  Moses Bogan, enlists in the US Army in Hillsboro, Ohio.  Description at enlistment: 5’10”, dark eyes, fair complexion.
  • September 5: Moses’ father William and his 18 year old brother, Benjamin both enlist in the US Army.
  • November 30:  Moses, his brother and father fight in the Battle of Franklin. Moses is wounded and his father William is killed in action at the Battle of Franklin.

1865 

  • February 28:  Moses’ brother, Henry W. Bogan also enlists in the United States Army in Columbus, Ohio. He is mustered into Co. D 188th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
  • June 27: Moses mustered out of the US Army in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • June 30:  Moses’ brother, Benjamin Bogan, dies of typhoid fever in Clinton County, Ohio. He was 19 years old. He is buried at the Rehobath Cemetery in Clinton County, Ohio.
  • December 28: Moses married Hannah Tufts.

1870 

  • July 18:  The United States Federal Census taken in Vernon Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows Moses, a farmer, and Hannah living with their infant daughter. Also, living in residence next door is Moses’ brother Henry and his family.

1875 

  • August 9: Moses’ wife Hannah dies.

1878 

  • January 25:  Moses married Vanda Green in Clinton County, Ohio.

1880 

  • June 16: The United States Federal Census taken in Vernon Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows Moses, a farmer, living with his second wife Vanda and his children.

1889 

  • July 31: Moses applies for and is granted a military pension for his service in the Civil War.

1890 

  • Listed on the “Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, and Widows, etc.” Schedule of the 1890 census, disability listed from “shell wound.”

1900 

  • June 7: The United States Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows Moses, a pensioner, and Vanda living with their young grandson, Cecil.

1910 

  • May 6: The United States Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows Moses, a church janitor, living with his wife Vanda. Also living with the couple is their 12 year old grandson Cecil.

1911 

  • October: 124 “grizzly members of the grand army” attended a Grand Army of the Republic reunion in Wilmington, Ohio; Moses Bogan was among the soldiers present.

1913 

  • March 25:  Moses’ wife Vanda dies.

1915 

  • Moses Bogan is listed in History of Clinton County, Ohio: It’s People, Industries, and Institutions on page 219 as being Vice President of the G.A.R. from Washington Township.

1920 

  • January 3:  The United States Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows a retired Moses living with his grandson Cecil and his family.

1925 

  • January 30:  Moses Bogan dies.
  • August 4: Wilmington News Journal, Wilmington, Ohio.