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Hogan, Patrick H.


Age: 20, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 9/13/61, m/i 11/19/61, SGT, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, red 2/6/64, pow, Middletown, 5/24/62, prld 9/13/62, m/o 11/18/64

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Birth: abt 1841, Burlington, VT
Death: 11/21/1873

Burial: Benicia Army Cemetery, Benicia, CA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 173525351


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Post-war, 2LT, Co. A, 1st US CAV, as of 7/24/1872, died of pneumonia in Reno, NV, Jos. Bailey, Surg.


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Benicia Army Cemetery, Benicia, CA

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Second-Lieut. Patrick H. Hogan, First United States Cavalry, died of typhoid pneumonia, at Reno, Nevada, Nov. 21st, after only two days' illness. A general order, complimentary to his memory, and directing officers to wear morning for thirty days was issued by Col. Gillem, commanding the regiment.

He was buried with full military honors at Benicia Barracks, Nov. 23d. Lieut. Hogan was from Burlington, says the Free Press, where he has always had a host of friends, from his genial good nature and keen native wit. He was one of the first to volunteer in the war for the Union and was a private in Cap. Brainerd Peck's Company, in the First Regiment. Afterwards, he was a sergeant in Capt. Platt's company A., of the First Vermont Cavalry. He was a good soldier and was the life of whatever camp he was attached to. After the war he was appointed a clerk in the land office at Washington, where he remained, until through the kindly offices of Judge Poland, who had taken a great liking to him, he received the army appointment, which he held at the time of his death. The deceased was a nephew of Mr. Patrick Ryder, of Burlington.

Source: The Rutland Daily Globe, 5 Dec 1873.

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