Bouton, George

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


George was born in Rensselaerville on September 8, 1841, a son of Artemus Bouton and Emily Smith.[1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville
Enlistment Date: 15 Dec 1863
Enlistment Place: Washington, DC
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery
Company: Company K
Captured on: 25 Aug 1864
Captured at: Reams Station, VA
Imprisoned at: Salisbury, NC
Died of Disease on: 16 Nov 1864
Place of Death: Salisbury, NC
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22 to serve 3 years.

On March 4, 1887, his mother received a pension based on George's service.[2]

Sources, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. Berne NY Family files,
  2. Civil War Pension Records @