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Sgt George W. Hoch

Sgt George W. Hoch

Birth
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 May 1921 (aged 76)
Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section G, Lot 69
Memorial ID 22910295 · View Source
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George W. Hoch was born on September 2, 1844 in Harrisburg, PA. Eleven days after his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the 18th Pa. Cavalry and served in the Union Army until his discharge on June 14, 1865. His service included the Battle of Gettysburg. He served under Gen. George Armstrong Custer. After the war, he returned to Harrisburg, then moved to Washington, PA, then to Canonsburg, PA, where he owned and operated a blacksmith and wagon shop. He married Mary Jane Leech of Canonsburg and had several children. He was active in the Canonsburg Thomas Paxton G.A.R. Post until his death on May 8, 1921.


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  • Created by: Gina Reynier Nestor
  • Added: 14 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22910295
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt George W. Hoch (2 Sep 1844–8 May 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22910295, citing Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Gina Reynier Nestor (contributor 46604171) .