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Allen, Major F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Goshen, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/62, m/i 10/4/62, 2SGT, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 12/20/1829, Goshen, VT
Death: 08/27/1897

Burial: Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/25/1873; widow Alice Augusta, 3/31/1898, VT
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
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)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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BURIAL:

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Forestdale Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

Major F. Allen died at his home in Forestdale, Tuesday, August 24, aged 68 years.

The deceased was born in Rochester, Dec. 20, 1829, and was married to Miss Augusta Childs, Oct. 10, 1854. He served in the Civil War as sergeant of Co. G, 12th Vt. Regiment. He was a member of the G.A.R., also of St. Paul's Lodge, No. 25, F. and A. M. Both organizations attended the funeral, which was held from his late home on Sunday, the Rev. J. H. Robinson of the Methodist church officiating. The burial was in the Forestdale Cemetery.

Source: The Brandon Union, 3 Sep 1897.
Courtesy of Deanna French