Houghton, George F.
Age: 20, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/9/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. C, 5th VT INF, dsrtd 10/25/61, rtnd 2/21/63, reen 12/15/63, dsrtd 7/16/64, rtnd 4/5/65 under Presidential Proclamation, m/o 6/29/65
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Birth: 1842, Franklin, VT
Burial: Woods Hill Cemetery, Swanton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 14762282
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: See information on Presidential Proclamation
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Woods Hill Cemetery, Swanton, VT
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George Fred Houghton, a Civil War veteran, died Sunday night. He had been in poor health for some time, but was ill only a few weeks. He enlisted in Company C, 5th Vermont, in September, 1861, and was mustered out in 1865.
Source: Burlington Free Press, July 3, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.