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Template:Mergefrom Henry Warren Ogden was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Louisiana. He was born in Abingdon, Virginia on October 21, 1842. In 1851, he moved with his parents to Warrensburg, Missouri. During the American Civil War, he joined the Confederate Army, despite living in a state that had remained part of the Union, eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He was captured and held for one year as a prisoner of war, earning his release in 1865. He then entered agriculture, eventually becoming a wealthy planter. In 1879, he was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives, serving as the body's Speaker from 1884 to 1888. He left state politics in 1894 when he was elected as a Democrat to Congress after the resignation of Newton C. Blanchard. He left Congress in 1899 to return to his farm, dying in Benton, Louisiana on July 23, 1905.