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Federal (USV)


Allen Shortledge

(1820 - 1899)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He was appointed Captain, Company G, First Delaware Infantry on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 31 July 1863.

References & notes

His service information from Murphey1 and the Official Army Register .2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1820; York County, PA


05/26/1899; Rockwood, TN; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, TN


1   Murphey, Thomas G., Four Years in the War - The History of the First Regiment of Delaware Veteran Volunteers, Philadelphia: James S. Claxton, 1866, pp. 79 - 80, 255, 266, 286, 303  [AotW citation 13777]

2   US Army, Adjutant General, Official Army Register of the Volunteer Forces, U. S. Army, 8 vols., Washington, DC: Adjutant General's Office, 1867  [AotW citation 26234]