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George L. Houghton
Birth: Aug. 28, 1841, Canada
Death: 1917
Orting
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered the Army at Brookfield, Cook County, Illinois and served as a Private in Company D, 104th Illinois Infantry. At the Elk River, Tennessee on July 2, 1863, he was a member of a volunteer party that under a heavy fire, captured a Confederate stockade and saved the bridge from destruction. His citation was issued on March 27, 1900 and he is one of 24 Canadians awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Civil War.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery
Orting
Pierce County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8063718
George L. Houghton
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George L. Houghton
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- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Sep. 17, 2013
Thank you for your most valued service to your country. May you rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Aug. 28, 2013
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- O'KC
 Added: Jul. 9, 2013
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