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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

William S. Allen

(1838 - 1899)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private and was elected or appointed First Lieutenant, then promoted to Captain, Company E, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, dates not known.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated and he was discharged as disabled.

References & notes

Basic information his Compiled Military Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database and Dunbar Rowland's The Official and Statistical Register of the State of Mississippi (1908), also as Allen Williams. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

01/30/1838

Death

04/17/1899; burial in Baldwyn Masonic Cemetery, Baldwyn, MS