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Federal (USV)


Washington H. Houzlat

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 17 September 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Card File 1 and Bates,2 who say only that he was "not accounted for" on the Company E muster-out roll. His death at Antietam from Nelson,3 citing a casualty list in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 25 September 1862, as Washington H. Heazlett. He's also seen as Hazlett.


c. 1840


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23511]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23512]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 242  [AotW citation 23513]