Monday, May 4, 2015

MILITARY MONDAY: THOMAS CALVIN ALLEN, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY


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Conferedate Flag from Mississippi, 
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THOMAS CALVIN ALLEN 
1845 -1899
COMPANY I, 12TH KENTUCKY REGIMENT CAVALRY
 CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

 My maternal great-grandfather,
Father of Ida Mae Allen Crider, 
Maternal grandfather of Augusta Crider Harrison 

Military
1863- 1865
Age: 18 at enlistment
Kentucky and Tennessee - 
Civil War- Confederate Soldier, Co I , 12th Kentucky Regiment Cavalry. Enlisted in Hickman, KY. Surrendered with his company at Selma, Alabama in 10 April 1865. Pardoned with company. Source- widow's pension application filed in state of KY.

12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry [also called 1st KY & TN Rgt] - mustered into Confederate service at Verona, Mississippi, in September, 1863. General Lyon's Brigade. Action in TN, MS, AL. merged into the 8th Kentucky Infantry (Mounted) Regiment.

Marriage:  18 Sep 1877
Age: 32
Troy, Obion County, Tennessee, USA
Lucy stated on her widow's pension application in 1912 that they were married in Obion Co, TN. Marriage record is found there also. They lived in Kentucky before and after the war. 

Military Page on Ancestry.com, created by The Hopelessly Hooked Genealogist, 
B. Harrison 


Confederate Widow's Pension Application of Lucy F. Allen

Letter from Lucy Fannie Clark Allen's Widow's Pension File


Source: website at www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-battle-units-detail





Find A Grave Memorial
Compiled and Written by
The Hopelessly Hooked Genealogist
B. Harrison
(F.A.G. genie-in-az)
Direct descendant of 
Thomas Calvin Allen