William Neel Harman receipt book 1861-1863
George H. B. Young was born in Pennsylvania around 1846, the son of George H. and Rebecca Young. He had at least four siblings: Lucretia, Christina, Jacob, and Ida. The Young family lived in Rochester Township, Pennsylvania, in 1850, and Middleton Township, Ohio, in 1860. Young enlisted in the 26th Ohio Independent Light Artillery Battery on February 23, 1864, and mustered out on September 2, 1865. He served at Vicksburg, Mississippi, throughout much of 1864.