Allen V. Walls(1836 - 1874)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 24 year old salesman from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 16 August 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry at Bristoe, VA. He was present with his Company in engagements from Seven Pines to Second Manassas, VA in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Present in action in most engagements at least to the siege of Petersburg in 1864. He was 2nd Sergeant when he was issued a parole pass at Appomattox Courthouse, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War:
He married in 1868 and had three children, but died relatively young at not quite 38 years of age.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 05/13/1836 Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 01/24/1874 Burial Place: Macedonia Cemetery, Holly Grove, AR
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15665]
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