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Gideon W. Allen

Graduating Class of 1862
Served in The American Civil War

Gideon W. Allen

Company G
22nd Infantry Regiment


Ohio, USA

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Danville, KY

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Danville National Cemetery, Danville, KY

More About Private Allen

Private Allen enlisted Aug. 2, 1862. He was a native of Ohio. He volunteered to join the Union Army and joined Company "G" of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the "Abolition Regiment." He died on the Jan. 21, 1863, from what was known at the time as "congestion of the brain," which referred to a variety of ailments. At the time of his death, he was in Danville, Ky. Private Allen was survived by a son, born in 1862.