Henry Erskine Allen

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Henry Erskine Allen

  • Birth 15 May 1840 Galax City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 21 Sep 1873 Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot Lot 11, Section 20
  • Memorial ID 10702394

Co A 1st LA Inf (Nelligan's) C.S.A.
"Caddo Rifles"
Proud Confederate Soldier
Victim of Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1873

Allen, Henry E., Corp. Co. A. 1st (Nelligan's) La. Infty. En. April 28th, 1861, New Orleans, La. Present on Rolls to June, 1861. Regtl. Return for Nov., 1861, "Promoted to a Lt. in New Orleans, La., but His Promotion Has Not Been Officially Made Known at Regtl. Hdqrs." Record Copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, La., by the War Dept., Washington, D. C., May, 1903, "Born, La. Occupation, student. Res. S. Port, La. Age when Enlisted, 20, Single. Transfd. to La. Oct. 15th,1861." Roster not dated, "1st Corpl. April 15th, 1861, to Aug. 10th, 1861. Transfd. to Cavalry Trans. Miss. Dept." Also on Rolls of Capt. Nutts Company (Red River Rangers) La. Cavalry. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War Captured at Arkansas Post Jan. 11th, 1863. Recd. at Camp Butler, Ill., Jan. 31st, 1863. Forwd. to Ft. Delaware, Del., April 8th, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del., April 25th, 1863. Forwd. to City Pt., Va., April 29th, 1863, for Exchange.


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  • Created by: David Hill
  • Added: 29 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10702394
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Erskine Allen (15 May 1840–21 Sep 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10702394, citing Oakland Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by David Hill (contributor 46626495) .