David Bogenreif


BirthJune 10, 1842
DeathMay 18, 1922
CemeteryElmwood (Elmwood)
PostChickamauga (Unadilla)
Unit93rd Illinois Infantry, Company C

Private David Bogenreif

Company D, 93rd Illinois Infantry

Bogenreif was born in Mifflinburg (Union County), Pennsylvania on June 10, 1842. Along with his parents, they moved to Stephenson County, Illinois in 1845. Bogenreif was living in Lena (Stephenson County), Illinois when he enlisted into Company D on August 7, 1862. The 20-year old farmer enlisted for 3 years and was mustered into the unit on October 13, 1862. He served about 16 months and was discharged on February 1, 1864 for disability. Illinois records spell his last name “Bogeureif”.

Brothers David and Samuel Bogenreif are buried in the Elmwood Cemetery in Cass County. They were born in Union County, Pennsylvania and were residing in Stephenson County, Illinois when they enlisted in Illinois regiments.

David Bogenreif moved to Nebraska in 1880. Along with his wife (Sarah), they lived on a farm located about 5 miles southwest of Elmwood. He died on May 18, 1922 and is buried in Row A8 of the Elmwood Cemetery. He was a charter member of the Chickamauga Post (#194) of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Unadilla. In addition, he was a member of the Mansfield Post (#54) in Palmyra and the Kenesaw Post (#123) in Elmwood.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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