b. 16/02/1840 New York. d. 23/10/1914 Stillwater, Oklahoma.
DATE OF MOH ACTIONS: 17/09/1862 Antietam, Maryland to 13/12/1862 Fredericksburg.
Hogarty born in New York City, and joined the 23rd New York Infantry from Elmira, New York in May 1861. He was discharged in January 1863, but was commissioned as a second lieutenant with the Veteran Reserve Corps two years later. Despite his disability, he continued serving in the Army until retiring in December 1870.
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William P. Hogarty, United States Army, for distinguished gallantry in actions September 17 to 13 December 1862, while attached to Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery. Private Hogarty lost his left arm at Fredericksburg.
BURIAL LOCATION: QUINDARO CEMETERY, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS.
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