Private Moses Bogan, Co. A, 175th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, USA

1843

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

1850 

  • September 27: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, OH showed 7-year-old Moses lived with his parents and siblings. His father William was a farmer.

1860 

  • July 14: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Vernon Township, Clinton County, OH showed 18-year-old Moses lived with his parents and siblings.

1864 

  • September 2:  Moses Bogan, enlisted in the U.S. 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 enlisted in the U.S. Army.
  • November 30: Moses, his brother and father fought in the Battle of Franklin. Moses was wounded and his father William was killed in action at the Battle of Franklin.

1865 

  • February 28:  Moses’ brother, Henry W. Bogan also enlisted in the United States Army in Columbus, OH. He was 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, died of typhoid fever in Clinton County, OH. He was 19 years old. He was buried at the Rehobath Cemetery in Clinton County, OH.
  • 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 died.

1878 

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

1880 

  • June 16: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Vernon Township, Clinton County, OH showed Moses, a farmer, lived with his second wife Vanda and his children.

1889 

  • July 31: Moses applied for and was 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 U.S. Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, OH showed Moses, a pensioner, and Vanda lived with their young grandson, Cecil.

1910 

  • May 6: The U.S. Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, OH showed Moses, a church janitor, lived with his wife Vanda. Their 12-year-old grandson Cecil also lived with the couple.

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 died.

1915 

  • Moses Bogan was 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 U.S. Federal Census taken in Washington Township, Clinton County, OH showed a retired Moses lived with his grandson Cecil and his family.

1925 

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