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Federal (USA)

Private

James Allen

(1843 - 1913)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Soldier

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company F, 16th New York Volunteers.

On the Campaign

He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Crampton's Gap, 14 September 1862, in singlehandedly capturing a group of Confederate soldiers.

Birth

5/5/1843 in IRELAND

Death

8/31/1913; burial in Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, MN