Ogden, F. N.,Pvt. Sergt. Co. B, 1st Spec. Battn. (Rightor's) La. Inf. En. April 15, 1861, New Orleans, La. Roll to May 31, 1861, Absent with leave. Roll to June 30, 1861. Present. Apptd. Color Sergt., June 14, 1861, of the Battn. Roll for July and Aug., 1861, Present. Regtl. Return for Dec., 1861, Detached as Color Bearer.
The 8th Louisiana Infantry Battalion was organized in February 1862, so Ogden's commission as its major would have been about that time. I am not sure on what day of the month it was dated.