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Federal (USV)


Franklin Hogan


(1843 - 1932)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Command Billet: Soldier

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old laborer, he enlisted as Private in Company A of the 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 16 August 1861. He was listed on mustering in, at Harrisburg, as light complected with brown hair and grey eyes, standing 5' 6".1

The rest of the War

He was awarded the Medal of Honor in October 1864 for capturing a Confederate flag at the Battle of the Crater on 30 July of that year at Petersburg, Virginia. He served with the company through its term of service and was honorably discharged on 20 October 1864 at the rank of Corporal.1

More on the Web

His gravesite is pictured online courtesy of Home of Heroes.


01/07/1843; Centre County, PA


04/05/1932; burial in Eastside Cemetery, Hutchinson, KS


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>, Source page: ...ArchiveID=17&FID=1228421&LID=1228470&FL=H&Page=1  [AotW citation 566]