Allen, George Root
Age: 22, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, Trumpeter, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65
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Birth: 09/13/1842, Craftsbury, VT
Burial: Alton Cemetery, Alton, IL
Marker/Plot: Block 31 Lot 16
Gravestone researcher/photographer: George Hughes
Findagrave Memorial #: 89721555
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/7/1904, IL
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.
Great Grandfather of George Allen Hughes, Annapolis, MD
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Alton Cemetery, Alton, IL
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