b. 1834 County Donegal, Ireland. d. 30/10/1908 Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/12/1877 Simon Valley, Arizona.
Brogan was born in County Donegal, Ireland, and later moved to Summit Hill, Pennsylvania. He joined the army in January 1864, and served with the 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry during the American Civil War. By the time of his Medal of Honor action, he was serving as a sergeant in the 6th Cavalry Regiment.
Engaged singlehanded 2 renegade Indians until his horse was shot under him and then pursued them so long as he was able.
BURIAL LOCATION: ST JOSEPH'S RC CEMETERY, SUMMIT HILL, PENNSYLVANIA.
Range 3, Section New #3, Lot 3
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