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Samuel Taber Allen
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1838
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1901
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

Samuel T. Allen was 24 when he was commissioned as Captain of Co. C, 145th NY INF on Sept. 11, 1862. During the War, he was taken prisoner at Chancellorsville, VA, on May 3, 1863, but paroled on May 16, 1863.

After the War, he married Emma E. Gilpatrick, the widow of Captain Marcus L. Gilpatrick on Oct. 7, 1888, in Kansas City, MO. The couple lived in Holden, Johnson Co., MO, where he was a practicing attorney.

He applied for his pension (App. #848312) on July 22, 1890, in Missouri. After his death, his widow applied for his pension (App. #751513) on Nov. 11, 1901.

Samuel Taber Allen died at the National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.

His younger brother, Caleb J. Allen, Jr., enlisted as a Private in the 4th Iowa Cavalry, rose to the rank of 1st Sgt. of Co. A, and later died at the family home in western NY in January 1864 of ailments he contracted while a POW at Belle Island.

His youngest brother, Stephen Haley Allen, had moved to Pleasanton, KS, after the War. By 1891, he was a District Judge of 3 Kansas counties, and from 1893-1899, a Kansas Supreme Court Justice. 
 
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 Parents:
  Caleb Johnson Allen (1807 - 1876)
  Emily Haley Allen (1808 - 1887)
 
 Siblings:
  Emily Amelia Allen Edson (1835 - 1899)*
  Samuel Taber Allen (1838 - 1901)
  Caleb Johnson Allen (1840 - 1864)*
  Mary Allen (1843 - 1857)*
  Ellen Isadore Allen (1845 - 1865)*
  Stephen Haley Allen (1847 - 1931)**
  Frances Elizabeth Allen (1850 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

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Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 16, 1, 6
 
Maintained by: Kent Kooi
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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Samuel Taber Allen
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