John W. Allen(1835 - 1864)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company E, 7th Virginia Infantry on 20 May 1861 at Stevensburg.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 15 September 1862 at Hagerstown, MD.
The remainder of the War:
He was imprisoned at Ft. Delaware and exchanged 10 November 1862. He died on 1 July 1864 of disease in Gordonsville, VA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Riggs1.
Death Date: 07/01/1864 Death Place: Gordonsville, VA
1 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9713]
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