|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1832|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 1911|
Prominent Fort Wayne Citizen. Attended Lafayette College 1846-48; graduated from Washington College VA in 1849; engaged in the construction of the Panama Railroad.
Captian Godown served with company K, of the 12th Indiana Infantry from 1861 - 1865. He participated in 28 battles, including Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Mission Ridge and Sherman's Famous March to the Sea.
Served as Fort Wayne City Clerk, civil engineer and well-known Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway official.
Secretary of Board of State House Commissioners, engaged in building new State House in Indianapolis...The Men of Lafayette, pg. 191.
George Fairbank Godown (1870 - 1877)*
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Mar 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25387022
Lt., 12th Indiana Infantry. Union Officer Prisoner of War, captured on July 22, 1864 at Atlanta, Ga.|
Added: Apr. 7, 2017
With gratitude, Capt. Godown,|
Added: Nov. 9, 2011
Captain Godown, Thank you for your service in the Civil War.|
Added: Mar. 19, 2008