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Federal (USV)


Edward F. Allen

(? - 1863)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 35, a sawyer from Manchester on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Also wounded at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. Captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Died of disease while a prisoner in Richmond, VA on 5 December 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


12/05/1863 Richmond, VA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 61 - 64  [AotW citation 6868]