HOUGHTON, CHARLES H.
Rank and Organization: Captain, Company L, 14th New York Artillery. Place and
Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864; 25 March 1865. Entered Service At:
Ogdensburg, N.Y. Born: 30 April 1842, Macomb, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Date of
Issue: 5 April 1898.
In the Union assault at the Crater (30 July 1864), and in the Confederate assault
repelled at Fort Haskell, displayed most conspicuous gallantry and repeatedly exposed
himself voluntarily to great danger, was 3 times wounded, and suffered loss of a leg.