(c. 1840 - ?)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 21 year old shoemaker, he enlisted on 17 September 1861 in Warren, PA and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded at Peach Tree Creek, GA on 20 July 1864 and was discharged at the end of his term on 9 January 1865.
References & notes
Service from Bates,1 who has him as George Houk. His presence at Antietam and other details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman.
c. 1840 in GERMANY