John L. Houchen, Captain, United States Army, Company A, 120th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted as a Private and was mustered out of the volunteer service as a Captain. Born in 1841 and died in 1911. He was buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. The following family members are buried with him.
Amanda E. Houchen, the first wife of John L. Houchen (1841-1911.
Rose Gregory Houchen, the second wife of John L. Houchen (1868-1928).
Grace Houchen, the daughter of John L. Houchen (1884-1981).
Research regarding his career continues.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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