George Hayworth


BirthApril 14, 1846
DeathJan. 20, 1937
CemeteryPleasant Ridge (McCool Junction)
PostHayes (Lushton)
Unit135th Indiana Infantry, Company G

Private George Hayworth

Company G, 135th Indiana Infantry – 100 days/1864

Hayworth was born in High Point (Guilford County), North Carolina on April 14, 1846. He enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on May 3, 1864. Hayworth served about 5 months before being mustered out on September 29, 1864. Hayworth re-enlisted in the military on February 28, 1865. He served about 3 months as a member of Company E of the 39th Illinois Infantry. Illinois records reflect that he was a substitute for another Illinois soldier.

The 135th Indiana Infantry was organized and mustered on May 23, 1864 at Indianapolis. The unit was ordered to Tennessee and performed railroad guard duty during the summer of 1864.

Hayworth died on January 20, 1937 at the age of 90 years. He is buried in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in McCool Junction (York County), Nebraska. At the time of his death, he was the last member of the Hayes Post (#306) in Lushton, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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