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VOGHT, John J.

IL 23rd Inf Co A Consolidated. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 21. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Dec 1863 at Chicago. Mustered 18 Dec 1863 at Springfield, Illinois. Bounty $300. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p27)


US Army 13th Inf Co H. Born 21 Sep 1861 in Norway, son of Lars Vogland and Johanna. Indian War: Age 25. Entered service on 1 Jul 1887 at Fort Randells. Sergeant. Discharged 30 Sep 1890 at Fort Rendells. Maried to Gertrude Miller. Three children. Died at age 69 on 12 Jan 1931 at Marion, South Dakota, and buried there in St. Mary’s Cemetery, addition A, lot 33, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Turner County)