From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY
George was born in Rensselaerville on September 8, 1841, a son of Artemus Bouton and Emily Smith.
Marriage & Children
|Enlistment Date:||15 Dec 1863|
|Enlistment Place:||Washington, DC|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|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.
|Sources Used:Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898|
Additional Research Notes
- Berne NY Family files, www.bernehistory.org
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com