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Federal (USV)


Solomon Hill Allen

(1831 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old farmer on his father's place in East Windsor, he enlisted on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company G, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 24 August.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from Ingersoll.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Abalena Howe Beebe (later Adams, 1838-1911) two days after he enlisted, on 10 August 1862.


04/01/1831; East WIndsor, CT


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Melrose Cemetery, East Windsor, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 656 - 663  [AotW citation 5555]