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Allen, Henry C.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 25, credited to Pomfret, VT
Unit(s): 72nd IL INF
Service: enl, 8/4/62, m/i, Pvt, Co. E, 72nd IL INF, 8/21/62, dis/dsb 2/11/63, Cairo, IL

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VITALS
Birth: 03/11/1838, North Pomfret, VT
Death: 03/03/1913

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Salida, CO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 43110300
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/29/1904, CO; minor child, 4/17/1913, CO
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Fairview Cemetery, Salida, CO
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Obituary

Pioneer Railroad Man Dies in This City.

Henry C. Allen, a civil war veteran and pioneer railroad man of Sargents, died very suddenly in this city Monday at the age of 75 years. Deceased had come to the city from Sargents for treatment only the day before. Mr. Allen was born in North Bernard, Vermont, March 7, 1838. He had been a resident of Sargent for the past thirty years. Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, in charge of Rev. A. M. Maclean. The G. A. R. took charge of the services at the grave.

The Salida (Colorado) Record, March 7, 1913

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