George A. Hutchins was a resident of Hampton, Connecticut on June 2, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. E of the 14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was transferred to Co. B, 14th Regiment Veterans Reserve Corp. on June 1, 1863 and discharged June 26, 1865.
He was born June 5, 1845 in Windham, Connecticut to James and Lucretia (Jennings) Hutchins. In the 1860 U.S. census in Hampton, he is a 15 year old in the household of James Hutchins. Ebenezer Hutchins, a probable brother is a 28 year old farm laborer in the same household; he served in the Civil War in the 9th New York Cavalry. George Hutchins married Elizabeth Mariah Galvin ? about 1868 and moved to the province of Ontario in Canada before the 1871 Canadian National Census. He is enumerated in Lake Vernon, Muskoka in Ontario. Lucretia, his widowed mother, is living in his household and his brother, Ebenezer heads the following household. In the 1881 Canadian National Census, George is a farmer residing in Proudfoot & Chaffey & Bethune & Perry, Muskoka, Ontario. Children include: George B. Hutchins, born about 1869; Charles E. Hutchins, born August 27, 1871; Harry Gilbert Hutchins, born March 4, 1873; Etty T.F.S. Hutchins born September 20, 1874; Louisa E. Hutchins, born about 1877 and George W. Hutchins, born about 1879.
On September 27, 1887, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 621,832 that was granted under certificate No. 542,954.
George A. Hutchins died on July 15, 1908 in Mansfield and the death record stated that he was a resident of Huntsville, Ontario, Canada; he is buried at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Mansfield.