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Col Joseph Warner Allen
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1811
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1862
North Carolina, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He helped recruit the 9th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, a regiment made up of sharpshooting riflemen, and was commissioned its Colonel and commander on September 23, 1861. Sent to participate in Union operations in North Carolina, he directed his regiments arrival at Cape Hatteras. After rowing across the Cape to inform his superiors of the 9th New Jersey's arrival, he was returning in a boat that contained Lieutenant Colonel Charles Heckman, Major Abram Zabriskie, and Chief Surgeon Frederick Weller. The boat was capsized by a wave, and all the occupants were knocked over into the water. Lt. Col Heckman and Maj. Zabriskie managed to cling to the boat and be rescued, but Colonel Allen and Surgeon Weller drowned. After their bodied washed ashore, they were first buried near the Cape, but were eventually returned to New Jersey. 
 
Burial:
Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery
Bordentown
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Lot 40, Block 3
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Nov 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9748406
Col Joseph Warner Allen
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Col Joseph Warner Allen
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Col Joseph Warner Allen
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
 
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