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William W. Allen
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1849
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Sep., 1940
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Enlisted in Co G, 28th Michigan Sept 13, 1864 at Niles for 3 years, age 17. Mustered Sept 20, 1864. Mustered out at Raleigh, NC on June 5, 1866

The last Commandant of the Auten Post GAR. He loved to tell the story of meeting Lincoln. His stated age was 17 but he was truly 15 at enlistment. He later joined in Sherman's March to the Sea. He suffered no wounds but once had his rifle shot from his hands.
Family links: 
  Daniel W. Allen (1814 - 1862)
  Myrtle Allen Lundgren (1886 - 1913)*
  Mattie Allen Geldner (1888 - 1949)*
  Luvica Hayes (1890 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverview Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Wheeler7514
Originally Created by: Andy Gappa
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80285203
William W. Allen
Added by: Andy Gappa
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