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Federal (USV)


Russell W. Allen

(1842 - 1908)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Pawtucket, he enlisted on 17 September 1861 in Company F, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 17 September 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted in November 1864, but was sick into January 1865. He was transferred (consolidated) into Company G, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on 21 October 1864. He was again transferred by consolidation, to the 7th Battalion on 6 June 1865. He was promoted to Sergeant on 10 June, and mustered out on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.




1908; Providence County, RI; burial in Mineral Spring Cemetery, Pawtucket, RI


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 243, 337  [AotW citation 14009]