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Federal (USV)


George Houck

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

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


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1049  [AotW citation 21692]