After a stay in a field hospital, Picquet returned to duty, but he never fully recovered and soon was complaining of the rupture as well as of rheumatism and "neuralgia" that he had incurred due to standing guard duty in November 1864 ("Surgeon's Certificate for a [Medical Review] Board").
Picquet returned to Cincinnati, his wife and family, and his job in the Carlisle Building but found that, due to his injuries, he was unable to do a full day's work.
Henry Picquet applied for a Veteran's Invalid Pension.
Henry Picquet did not have long to enjoy his pension as he died of heart disease at his home in New Richmond about three o'clock in the morning of 13 December 1889.
Although both Mattison and Picquet try to tie Randolph to the illustrious Randolphs of Virginia, this branch of the family originated in Monmouth County, New Jersey, and went South after the end of the American Revolution.
In a sworn deposition, Louisa Picquet stated that Henry Picquet "was my second husband.
According to his enlistment papers, in 1864, Henry Picquet was five feet, four inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds, with black hair, black eyes, and a "yellow" complexion (Service Record of Henry Picquet, Private).
Antoine Picquet married Caroline Edith Catinell on 7 February 1834 in Richmond County, Georgia (Richmond County [Ga.