Allen, Thomas

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Marriage & Children

Military Service

Name: Thomas Allen
Enlistment Date: 8 Dec 1863
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery
Company: Company A
Wounded on: 30 May 1864
Wounded at: Totopotomoy Creek, VA
Died from wounds: 4 Jun 1864
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 19
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York For the Year 1898;, US Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865



Additional Research Notes

Thomas Allen never lived in the hilltowns. He was the son of Irish immigrants who settled in Albany and it was from Albany that he enlisted in the army.

Additional Media

Carnival of Blood|Carnival of Blood

ALLEN, THOMAS - Born: Berne, N.Y. Age 19. Occupation: farmer. Enlisted, July 30, 1862, as private in Co. A; killed in action, June 19, 1864, at Petersburg.