CAPT. GEORGE HAZLETT
EAST LIVERPOOL TRIBUNE
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
APRIL 1861 Company A, Ninth Pennsylvania volunteer infantry
Wounded at South Mountain, honorably discharged 1862
JANUARY 1863 Enlisted Navy, served as an ensign with the U. S. Mississippi squadron.
Word has been received here announcing the death of CAPT. GEO. J. HAZLETT, at his late home, Mena, Ark., following an extended illness.
Deceased has been ill for several weeks. He recently underwent an operation in a St. Louis hospital. He was the son of Captain E. C. and Elizabeth Hazlett and was born in Allegheny City, Pa.
Captain Hazlett was educated in the Allegheny City public schools and the old Uniontown College. At the outbreak of the Civil war he enlisted in April, 1861, in Company A, Ninth Pennsylvania volunteer infantry. He was wounded in the battle of South Mountain and honorably discharged from the service in 1862. He enlisted in January, 1863 in the navy, serving as an ensign with the U.S. Mississippi squadron.
He was prominent in Masonic circles and was past master of Samaritan lodge No. 98, F. & A. M. of Susses, N. J.
Capt. Hazlett’s body was removed to Pittsburg for interment in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg