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Confederate (CSV)


George M. Allen

(1835 - 1907)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Manly's (NC) Battery

Before Sharpsburg

From Wake County, he enlisted in (then) Ramseur's Battery in 1861 and first saw combat in Virginia in Spring 1861.

On the Campaign

He was in action with the Battery at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He served through the War to the surrender at Appomattox Court House.

After the War

He was briefly a farmer and railroad section master in Wake County, North Carolina, before moving to Raleigh in 1875 and going into the foundry and machine manufacturing business as Allen & Cram.

References & notes

Biographical information and his presence at Sharpsburg from the Military History1. Business information from a Raleigh City Directory for 1883.




1907; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC


1   Evans, Clement Anselm, editor, Confederate Military History, 12 Volumes, Atlanta: The Confederate Publishing Company, 1899, Vol. 4 (NC), pp. 357, 358  [AotW citation 10089]