Allen Sherod Cutts(1826 - 1896)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Artillery Battalion Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Cutts' Sumter (GA) Artillery Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He is said, in family lore, to have been a wealthy slaveholder, and involved with the last (illegal) slave ship voyage from Africa to Georgia. He was sheriff of Sumter Country, Georgia from 1856 - 57. He enlisted for War service 6 July 1861, at Americus, age 36. He was appointed Lt.Col. of Artillery 26 May 1862.
After the War:
He was on the Americus, Georgia, City Council from 1867-72, and President of the first Board of Education (1873 -?).
|Birth Date: 12/4/1826 Place of Birth: Pulaski County, GA |
Death Date: 3/17/1896 Death Place: Americus, GA Burial Place: Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, GA
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