About Phebe A. Ogden
Vice Regent of The Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union 1858-1865
Miss Phebe A. Ogden
Phebe Anne Ogden (1790-1865) daughter of Major Aaron Ogden, a distinguished officer of the New Jersey Continental Line who received General Washington's citation for gallantry. Major Ogden was also Washington's representative to General Clinton, British commander at New York, in the attempt to have Benedict Arnold exchanged for Major Andre. He was later Governor of New Jersey and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. Always noted for her patriotism, Miss Ogden took a keen interest in the campaign to save Mount Vernon.
She was the eldest of the first group and the fourteenth Vice Regent appointed by Miss Cunningham. She served until her death.