Private George L. Houghton

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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
Yarmouth, Canada, West
Date of issue:
March 27, 1900
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.

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Washington Soldier's Home Cemetery
Orting, Washington