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Albert Allen collection

 Collection — Folder: S3245
Identifier: S3245

Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers that relate to Albert Allen's service in the 55th and 133rd regiments of the Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War ranging from 1864 to 1913, including a discharge certificate (1864), a handwritten testimony of Allen's discharge, and three pension documents from 1912 to 1913. There are also two unidentified portrait photographs.

Dates

  • 1864-1913

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Albert Allen was born on November 8, 1842 in Putnam County, Indiana. He served in both Company D of the 55th Indiana Regiment and Company F, 133rd Indiana Regiment. Allen was discharged on September 5, 1864. He was a druggist and married Alice Bennett on September 23, 1868. About a year after moving to California, Mr. Allen died from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on October 2, 1914. He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Greencastle, Indiana.

Sources:

"Albert Allen is Killed in Auto Accident." Greencastle (Ind.) Herald, October 3 1914, 1.

Ancestry.com. "Allen, Albert." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed July 27, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Allen, Albert." U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865. Accessed July 27, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

FindaGrave.com. "Allen, Albert." Find A Grave Index. Accessed July 27, 2015. http://findagrave.com.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/01/27 by Jeffrey J. Dickens. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/27 by Laura Eliason.
Title
Albert Allen collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671