Henry was the fourth of eight children of William P and Lucinda Allen. He enlisted in the 28th NY "Niagara Rifles, Scotts Guards" on one week before his 19th birthday. He fought with Company D through the battles of the spring of 1862. Henry was killed in action during the ill fated Union assault on Jackson's line at Cedar Mountain on August 9, 1862.
Henry L Allen
Born Dec 17, 1842, Died Aug. 9, 1863
Member of Co C 28 Reg.t NY Vol.
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