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Pvt Sylvester L. Allen
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Birth: 1839
Seneca County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1862
Alcorn County
Mississippi, USA

Enlisted as a 21 yr. old resident of Marshall Co., Ia.(Webster City, Hamilton Co., Ia.) on July 1, 1861 at Marshalltown, Ia. as a private in Co. D, 5th Iowa Infantry. Died of phthisis July 2, 1862 at Post General Hospital near Farmington, Ms. Effects: 1 hat, 1 cap, 3 likenesses, 1 pkt. knife, 1 pipe, 4 letters, 1 uniform jacket, 2 flannel shirts, 1 pr. shoes, 1 blanket, 2 mem. books, 1 purse, 1 housewife, 1 nail brush, 2 towels, and specie .15 cts. Last paid to Feb. 28, 1862 and had drawn clothing in the amount of $18.60. His clothing account was last settled to Oct. 31, 1861. Initially buried near the hospital and moved after the war to the National Cemetery at Corinth, Ms. Section B, grave 3687 (the 492nd burial in Section B?) 
Corinth National Cemetery
Alcorn County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: B, 3687
Maintained by: John Franklin Horrighs
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3175879
Pvt Sylvester L. Allen
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Pvt Sylvester L. Allen
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 Added: Jun. 18, 2013

- Unioneer
 Added: Jan. 11, 2008
Allen, Sylvester,
d. 07/02/1862,
Plot: B 3687
- Bev
 Added: Dec. 1, 2004

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