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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1833

Vol. I
p549
725

(Born Ct.)

John H. Allen

(Ap'd N. Y.)

19

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1828, to July 1, 1833, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1833.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1833; in the Creek Nation, 1833‑34; in garrison at Ft. Morgan, Ala.,

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 28, 1835)

1834‑35; and in the Florida War, 1835‑36, being engaged in the Action of Oloklikaha, Mar. 31, 1836.

Resigned, June 30, 1836.

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer, New York and Erie Railroad, 1836‑37, — and Resident Engineer, 1840‑42. Civil Engineer in the service of the United States, 1838‑39. Principal of Chillicothe Academy, O., 1844‑47. Superintendent of the Maryland Military Academy, at Oxford, Md., 1847‑57. U. S. Collector of Customs for the Port of Oxford, Md., June 1, 1849, to May 7, 1853. Superintendent of Ohio Military Academy at Chillicothe, O., 1857‑60. Lieut.‑Col., Staff — Division Inspector, Ohio Militia, 1858‑60. Superintendent of Public Schools, Portsmouth, O., 1860‑63. Principal of Schools in Kentucky, Indiana, and Texas, 1863‑75. Residence, St. Mary's, Refugio Co., Tex.

[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Vol. IV
p40
Died –––––, in Texas.

[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Vol. V
p40
Died April 25, 1898, at Victoria, Texas, Aged 90.


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