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Federal (USV)

Private

George Allen

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 105th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D, 105th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, but died there of wounds on 7 or 8 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 with details from Nelson2.

Birth

Date not known

Death

10/08/1862 Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3154]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112  [AotW citation 16076]