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Pvt James Brogan
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Birth: 1849
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Pvt Brogan enlisted into the US Army on March 15, 1871. At the time of his enlistment he was described as 21 yrs old, 5'8", brown hair, hazel eyes & a ruddy complexion. His civilian occupation was teamster.

On April 10, 1871, he was assigned to F Company, 7th US Cavalry at Taylor Barracks in Louisville KY. His daily duties during his enlistment were; herding company horses, herding cattle, quartermaster teamster & cook.

Brogan's enlistment expired on March 15, 1876 at Ft Lincoln in Daktoa Territory. He re-enlisted on April 1, 1876 at Ft Seward in Dakota Territory. He was assigned to Company E, 7th US Cavalry.

Brogan was killed during the Battle of the Little Bighorn. His body was not identified after the battle. It is likely that his remains were buried on the battlefield, where they had been found.

In 1881 all known battlefield burials were moved to a mass grave on top of Last Stand Hill. 
Little Big Horn Battlefield
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
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Originally Created by: gordonphilbin
Record added: Oct 19, 2010
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Pvt James Brogan
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Pvt James Brogan
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Rest in Peace.
- Elsie Celestino
 Added: Jun. 30, 2013
Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as he understood it. He suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died. Rest in peace, Private Brogan.
- Don J
 Added: Jul. 22, 2012

- John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 Added: Dec. 11, 2010
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