George M. Allen(1835 - 1907)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Manly's (NC) Battery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Wake County, he enlisted in (then) Ramseur's Battery in 1861 and first saw combat in Virginia in Spring 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in action with the Battery at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He served through the War to the surrender at Appomattox Court House.
After the War:
He was briefly a farmer and railroad section master in Wake County, North Carolina, before moving to Raleigh in 1875 and going into the foundry and machine manufacturing business as Allen & Cram.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Biographical information and his presence at Sharpsburg from the Military History1. Business information from a Raleigh City Directory for 1883.
|Birth Date: 03/09/1835 |
Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC
1 Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4 (NC), pp. 357, 358 [AotW citation 10089]
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