Private George L. Houghton
Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 104th Illinois Infantry
Place and date: Elk River, Tennessee,July 2, 1863
Entered service at: Brookfield, Cook County, Illinois
Birth: Yarmouth, Canada, West
Date of issue: March 27, 1900
Citation: 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.
Washington Soldier's Home Cemetery