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Federal (USV)


John L. Ogden

(1839 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Delaware Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 2nd Delaware Infantry as 5th Sergeant. By Antietam he was Orderly or First Sergeant.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was cited in Captain Stricker's after-action report: "Among the enlisted men I may favorably mention: Company D, First Sergt. John L. Ogden (killed)..."

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors System and his death notice in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 4 October 1862, pg. 5, kindly provided by Jim Buchanan. Further details from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Place of Birth: Philadelphia County, PA    
Death Date: 9/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

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