Civil War Records of J. Augustine Houston


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
G 14th NHVI Private; enl. Aug. 27, 1862; must. Sept. 23, 1862 must. out July 8, 1865 Keene, N.H.   age 27
(Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866: 712).

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
G 14th NHVI Sept. 28, 1881 Invalid 432 232 464 728 Mass.  
March 5, 1891 Widow 500 788 290 636 Mass. Allie L. Houston

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  17 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date January 24, 1891
Place South Acton, Mass.
Age 56 years, 1 month, 24 days

heart disease

(source:  death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

Survived by


Additional Information

J. Augustine Houston was born in Ashburnham Mass. to parents Horace Houston and Catherine Treadwell (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

"J. Augustin Houston", age 45, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1880 federal census, in household with his wife, Althea L. Houston, age 41 ("1880 United States Federal Census,"

"Julius A. Houston" is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of South Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

J. Augustine Houston was married, and a mechanic, when he died in Acton in 1891 (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"



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