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Robert Allen
Birth: Mar. 15, 1811
West Point (Morrow County)
Morrow County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1886

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. He began his military career graduating from the US Military Academy at West Point, as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1836. After his service in the Seminole War, he served as assistant quartermaster during the Mexican War and for gallant conduct at the Battle of Cerro Gordo, he was promoted Major. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was made Chief Quartermaster of the Department of Missouri, with headquarters at St. Louis, where he had charge of supplies and transportation for the various armies of the Mississippi Valley. Promoted Colonel in 1862, he furnished transportation and supplies for General Sherman's command for the march across Mississippi. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General and quarter mastered transportation and supplies for the Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina expeditions. For his services in the war, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war he was Chief Quartermaster of the Pacific and retired at the rank of Brigadier General on March 21, 1878. He died at the age of 75 in Geneva, Switzerland. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Chene-Bourgeries Cemetery
Geneva
Geneve, Switzerland
 
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Record added: Oct 27, 2001
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Robert Allen
Added by: John Wesley "Jack" Donner, Sr.
 
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- BIRDMAN
 Added: Mar. 15, 2014
Rest in Peace, Robert. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 9, 2014

- Debi
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013
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