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Charles B Allen
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Birth: unknown
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1880
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and
Marines in the Civil War
Vol. VI
Fifth Regiment Mass. Volunteer Cavalry
Company "A"
Page 494
Charles B. Allen
Priv.-Res. Baltimore, Md., laborer;
35; enl. Dec. 19, 1863; must, Jany. 9, 1864;
must. out Oct. 31, 1865.

Page 492
Fifth Regiment Massachusetts
Volunteer Cavalry
Three Years
The 5th Regt. Mass. Vol. Cav. was the only
cavalry regiment from Massachusetts
composed exclusively of colored men.
It was organized at Camp Meigs, Readville,
during the autumn of 1863 and the winter
The regiment was mustered out of the
Federal service at Clarksville, Texas,
Oct. 31, 1865, and immediately started
for Massachusetts, making most of the
trip by steamer. On arriving in Boston
Harbor the regiment was landed at Galloup's
Island where it remained until the latter part
of November when it was paid and discharged.

1880 U.S. Census
Plymouth, MA
Charles B. Allen - Head - age 46
Born MD - Parents born MD
Race or color: Black
Male - Widowed
Horace G. Allen - Son - age 19 - single
Born MA - Parents born MD

Deaths Registered in the Town of Plymouth
August 18, 1880
Charles B. Allen
Male - Widower
Age 46 years
Cause of death: Rheumatis Consumption
Residence & place of death: Plymouth
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Maryland
(no information on parents given)
Volume 320 - Page 305 
Burial Hill
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: P 22
Created by: Sandra Lennox
Record added: Jul 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73939867
Charles B Allen
Added by: Sandra Lennox
Charles B Allen
Added by: Sandra Lennox
Charles B Allen
Added by: Sandra Lennox
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