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Samuel Howard Allyne
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1838
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1863
San Elizario
El Paso County
Texas, USA

1st Lieut. 1st Cavalry. California Volunteers. Aged 25 years, 5 months.

Samuel Howard Allyne enlisted as a private at San Francisco, California, August 14, 1861, and was mustered into Company E, 1st California Cavalry, at the Presidio of San Francisco on August 15. Private Allyne accompanied the California Column to New Mexico Territory to drive the Confederates back into Texas. He was discharged for promotion April 27, 1863, and commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in Company A, 1st California Cavalry. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant November 4, 1863. Lieutenant Allyne was murdered at San Elizario, Texas, on December 29, 1863, by Private Robert Keer, also of Company A. His remains were returned here for burial. (Orton, Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, pg 89).

bio courtesy of Find-A-Grave volunteer Steve #47394147.

Family links: 
  Samuel H Allyne (____ - 1883)
  Sophronia Winslow Allyne (____ - 1840)
  Isabella G Allyne (1832 - 1847)*
  Sophronia Winslow Allyne (1835 - 1856)*
  Samuel Howard Allyne (1838 - 1863)
  Lucinda Nye Allyne (1844 - 1926)**
  Frank Seymour Allyne (1845 - 1911)**
*Calculated relationship
Bay View Cemetery
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Caryn
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92483106
Samuel Howard Allyne
Added by: Caryn
Samuel Howard Allyne
Added by: Caryn
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Who for the Union fought and bled, though passing on, is never dead.
- Steve
 Added: May. 30, 2014

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