|Death: ||Jun. 3, 1864|
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.
Richmond National Cemetery
Plot: , 1603
Maintained by: charlott jones
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3066362
You are now joined with your brothers, Alexander, John and George, where the red tides of war can no longer reach you.|
Added: Jan. 24, 2013
REST IN PEACE|
JUN 3 1864
CO G 48 PA INF
Added: Feb. 17, 2006