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Houghtaling, George Washington

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Pownal, VT
Unit(s): USN
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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VITALS

Birth: 07/02/1844, Stephenstown, NY
Death: 02/08/1931

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 121153552

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT

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Obituary

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.



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