Houghtaling, George Washington
Age: 20, credited to Pownal, VT
Service: enl, 8/24/63, LNDS, USN, as George Williams, m/o 8/23/64, Point Lookout, Va.; pension #25925, Vessels: North Carolina, Commodore Read
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Birth: 07/02/1844, Stephenstown, NY
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 121153552
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
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LAST CIVIL WAR VET
AT POWNAL, VT., DIES
George W. Haughtaling, 86,
Served on Porter Squadron
For Several Months.
North Adams, Feb. 9 – George W. Haughtaling, 86, the last veteran of the Civil war in Pownal, Vt., died last night at the home of his son, Albert D. Haughtaling, of that town. He was a native of Stephentown, N.Y., and a blacksmith by trade. Mr. Haughtaling enlisted in the United States navy and had several months of active duty on the “Commodore Reed” of the Porter squadron.
He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic, Bennington, Vt. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Louis Dunton of Colrain; two sons, Albert, at whose home he died, and George of Quincy; and a brother, John, of Pittsfield. The funeral will be held at the home of his son Wednesday afternoon at 1, with burial in Oak Hill cemetery, Pownal.
Source: Springfield Republican, February 10, 1931
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.