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 Samuel Howard Allyne

Samuel Howard Allyne

Birth
Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Dec 1863 (aged 25)
San Elizario, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 92483106 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Caryn
  • Added: 24 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92483106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Howard Allyne (18 Jul 1838–29 Dec 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92483106, citing Bay View Cemetery, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Caryn (contributor 47509429) .