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Pvt James Allison
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Birth: unknown
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1864
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

Was born about 1833 in the area of Port Carbon, Pennsylvania.

As a young man he was a boatsman and was 5 feet 6 inches tall, having sandy hair and blue eyes.

He was a member of the Keystone Rifles of Port Carbon, enlisting in April 1861.

He would further his military career in the Civil War by enlisting in the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry, being placed in Company M. His duty on a horse was cut short when he was thrown very hard into the pommel of his horse, resulting in seriour urinary problems for 4 months. Due to this he was discharged on 15 January 1863.

Again he enlisted, this time in Company G of the 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry only to be killed in Feburary 1864 near Action Grove Church near Spotsylvania.

Three brothers would also be killed in the Civil War, George and John being two of them, causing their mother, Agnes Allison back in Pennsylvania to mourn the loss of all her sons. 
 
Burial:
Richmond National Cemetery
Richmond
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Plot: , 1603
 
Maintained by: charlott jones
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3066362
Pvt James Allison
Added by: Rich Dohm
 
Pvt James Allison
Added by: Rich Dohm
 
Pvt James Allison
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Added by: Rich Dohm
 
 
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You are now joined with your brothers, Alexander, John and George, where the red tides of war can no longer reach you.
- charlott jones
 Added: Jan. 24, 2013
REST IN PEACE
ALLISON, James
JUN 3 1864
CO G 48 PA INF
- Bev
 Added: Feb. 17, 2006
 
 
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