Site Logo
Home | Battles | Cemeteries | Descendants | Find A Soldier | Towns | Units | Site Map

Houghton, James M.


Age: 18, credited to Putney, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. F, 4th VT INF, d/dis 5/4/62

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations


Birth: 1843, Putney, VT
Death: 05/04/1862

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Emily Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

Cenotaph: East Putney Cemetery, Putney, VT
Marker/Plot: Parker Plot
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 17864505


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Susannah R., 5/5/1866
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)


Copyright notice



Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Cenotaph/Monument in East Putney Cemetery

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may have cenotaphs there.

Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro), July 31, 1863.

In Louisville, Ky., of typhoid fever, Mr. G. Snowden Dwight, son of Rev. T. M. Dwight of Putney, aged 27 years. He was a member of Company K, 41st Ohio Volunteers; A true patriot, a brave and faithful soldiers and an humble Christian. He has fought his last battle, gained the victory and received his reward.

At Fortress Monroe, May 4, of typhoid fever, Private James M. Houghton of Co. F, 4th Vermont Regiment, formerly of Putney, aged 29.

In the U.S. Hospital in this place, of typhoid fever, Private Dwight P. Moore, of Co. F, 16th Vt. Reg.

At Guilford, July 31st, of typhoid fever, Private B. Franklin Burnett of Co. E, 16th Vt. Regt., age 30.

At Baltimore in Hospital, Aug. 2nd, of wounds received at Gettysburg, Sergt. W. W. Ranney, of Co. B, 16th Vt. Regt. aged 30. The home of the deceased was at Westminster.