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Confederate (CSA)

Lieutenant Colonel

Allen Sherod Cutts

(1826 - 1896)

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Artillery Battalion Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Cutts' Sumter (GA) Artillery Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

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

12/4/1826; Pulaski County, GA

Death

3/17/1896 Americus, GA; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, GA