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Federal (USV)


Allen Hoar

(1838 - 1868)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery G

Before Antietam

From Warren, he enlisted as Private, Battery G, First Rhode Island Light Artillery on 2 December 1861. He was appointed Sergeant on 9 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 14 May 1863 and was promoted to First Lieutenant of Battery H on 17 August 1864. He mustered out on 28 June 1865.

After the War

He died young, about 30 years old, in 1868.

References & notes

His service dates from the Adjutant General's Annual Report.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Emilie (Emily) Maxfield Peck (1838-1885) and they had at least 3 children.




02/22/1868; burial in South Burial Ground, Warren, RI


1   State of Rhode Island, and Henri Crandall, Acting Adjutant General, Official Register of Rhode Island Officers and Soldiers ... 1861 to 1865, in the Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Rhode Island for 1865, Providence: Providence Press, 1866, pp. 777, 782, 791  [AotW citation 21935]