Bogardus, John Jost

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John Jost Bogardus was born on May 16, 1829, a son of Johannes Bogardus and Anna Dietz[1]

Marriage & Children

He married at Berne, NY on May 13, 1855, Martha Catharine Engle who was born on March 7, 1838, a daughter of Christopher Engle and Judith Weidman[1]


He was a farm laborer before enlisting in the military

Military Service

9th Heavy Artillery Battle Flag
Residence: Berne
Enlistment Date: 1 Sept 1864
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 9th Heavy Artillery
Company: Company M
Killed in Action on: 19 Oct 1864
Place of Death: Cedar Creek, Frederick Co.,VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 34 years for 1 year. He was a widow at the time of his enlistment.

Born in Berne, NY, age 34 years, Laborer, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion, 5'8" tall.[2]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the State of NY for the year 1897


Martha died on July 7, 1862.[1] He was killed in action on October 19, 1864.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Berne History Family Files
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases