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Federal (USV)


William Allen

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, a blacksmith from Manchester on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Also wounded at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. Captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Imprisoned in Richmond, VA. Admitted to hospital there on 2 November 1863, with no further record.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 61 - 64  [AotW citation 6870]