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Confederate (CSV)


Allen Bolling

(c. 1841 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 20 year old farmer from Hopkinsville, he enlisted in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gaines' Mill, Frazier's Farm, and 2nd Manassas in 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The remainder of the War:
He was exchanged in January 1863 and again wounded, slightly, at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May. Captured again at Gettysburg on 2 July 1863. He was listed as a deserter at the Wilderness, VA on 6 or 7 May 1864, but he had enlisted in Company F, 3rd Maryland Cavalry (US) at Fort Delaware on 22 September 1863. He was listed as a deserter from the 3rd Cavalry on 19 July 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from States of Alabama1 (which has him as Allan Bolino) and Maryland2 (which lists him as Allen Bollin). Details from the Buseys.3

Birth State: AL    


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 15887]

2   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 367, pg. 770  [AotW citation 15910]

3   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 73  [AotW citation 15909]

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