Captain John B. Allen, Co. I, 29 AL Infantry, CSA

1826

  • February 17: John was born in North Carolina to Bryan and Susanna Wood Allen.

1847

  • December 30: John married Nancy Telghman in Fayette County, GA.

1850

  • October 20: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Fayette County, GA showed John, a farmer, living with his wife and their son.

1860

  • March 4: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Covington County, AL showed John, a farmer, living with his wife and their children. John owned six slaves.

1862

  • March 4: John enlisted in the C.S. Army and mustered into Co. I 29 AL Infantry in Covington County, AL.

1864

  • November2: John was promoted to Captain.
  • November 30: John was killed in action at the Battle of Franklin. He was buried at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery in Franklin, TN. Section 76, grave 127.