Moses M. Bane – Colonel, United States Army

Moses M. Bane was born in Ohio in about 1825 to McRaven and Jemima (Bobo) Bane. He moved to Adams County, Illinois. He also was an M.D.

During the Civil War, he organized the 50th Illionois Volunteer Infantry and was its commanding officer with the rank of Colonel. He was wounded in action and his brother, Dr. Garner Bane, amputated his right arm.

He was married twice, his first wife was Harriet K. Bane (died 14 October 1890) and his second wife was Lucy L. Bane (died 31 March 1897).  Both are buried with him in Arlington National Cemetery.

In 1878 he was living in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he was the Receiver of the United States Land Office.


I really like your website where you give a brief biographical sketch of Moses Bane. I have one correction to make.  Moses M. Bane was married 3 times. His first wife was Marina Phoebe Howard, whom he married on October 3, 1849 in Franklin County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Richard L. Howard. She died in April 1870. They had one adopted son, Harry Hutton Bane, born about 1855 in Illinois.

Moses Bane was the brother of my great-grandfather, Lucius Bane.

Susan Rhodes, February 2009


BANE, MOSES M

  • COL 50TH   US ARMY
  • CIVIL WAR
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/29/1897
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 181 WS
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BANE, HARRIET K

  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/14/1890
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 181ES
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF MM BANE, 50TH ILL. VOLS

BANE, LUCY L

  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/31/1897
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 181 WS
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF BANE, MOSES M  COL 50TH ILL US ARMY

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