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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p197
2443

(Born Mo.)

Leven C. Allen

(Ap'd Mo.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 16th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: in garrison at Nashville, Ten., Sep. 29, 1872, to July 28, 1876 (leave of absence, Feb. 26 to Mar. 27, 1874, and Sep. 10 to Nov. 6, 1875), — Chattanooga, Ten., July 28 to Sep. 6, 1876, — Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., Sep. 7‑30, 1876, — Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 3 to Nov. 12, 1876, — and New Orleans, La., Nov. 13, 1876, to June 6, 1877; on frontier duty at Ft. Hays, Kan., June 10, 1877, to July 22, 1878, — at Ft. Wallace, Kan., July 23, 1878, to Oct., 1879, — in the field in Colorado, to Oct. 12, 1880,

(First Lieut., 16th Infantry, July 1, 1880)

— Ft. Wallace, Kan., to Dec. 2, 1880, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to Mar. 14, 1881, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., to Aug. 12, 1882, — Ft. Concho, Tex., to Feb. 16, 1887, — Regimental Adjutant, Apr. 26, 1883, to Apr. 26, 1887, — Ft. Bliss, Tex., to May 26, 1888, — and Ft. Douglas, Utah, to Sep. 11, 1889; and on Recruiting Service, Oct. 4, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p224
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On recruiting duty

(Captain of Infantry, 16th Infantry, Feb. 24, 1891)

to Oct. 4, 1891; garrison duty at Fort Douglas, Utah, to Oct. 10, 1896; at Fort Sherman, Ida., to April 17, 1898; with regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., and at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago and in Cuba, to Aug., 1898; participating in the battle of San Juan, July 1‑3, and in the operations around Santiago to July 17, 1898; with regiment at Camp Wikoff, N. Y., Aug. to Sept., 1898, and at Huntsville, Ala., to Oct. 25, 1898; on leave to Feb., 1899; garrison duty at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to May, 1899; with regiment en route to and in the Philippines to ––––

(Major of Infantry, 12th Infantry, Oct. 10, 1899)

(Transferred to 16th Infantry, May 25, 1900)

Vol. V
p195
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — With regiment en route to and in the Philippines to July 8, 1902. — Command of Fort Slocum, N. Y., to March 29, 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 16th Infantry, March 15, 1903)

— Duty with regiment at Fort McPherson, Ga., to March 29, 1905. — Commanded regiment at Manassas, Va., Sept., 1904. — On leave March 29, 1905 to May 29, 1905. — With regiment en route to Philippine Islands and at Ft. McKinley, P. I., till April 12, 1906.

(Colonel, 12th Infantry, April 5, 1906)

— With regiment en route from P. I. and in command at Fort Jay, Governor's Island, N. Y., to July 1, 1908. — Commanded regiment at maneuvers at Mt. Gretna, Pa., July‑Aug., 1907.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired July 1, 1908,
on his own application, after 40 Years' Service.

— Residence, San Francisco, Cal.

Vol. VI
p174
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Leven Cooper Allen, Born April 27, 1851.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 12th Infantry, April 5, 1906.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 1, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

After retirement, resided at San Francisco, Cal.

Died, Jan. 20, 1912, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 60.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


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