Unit Served: Thomas Legion of Cherokee and Highlanders
Cemetery and Address: Allen Family Cemetary, Cherokee County NC
Born in Georgia, but lived in North Carolina… Fought as part of Thomas Legion of Cherokee and Highlanders, the last unit east of the Mississippi River to surrender. Wounded twice, he was released to go home for recuperation, and returned to his unit both times. He served through the end of the war, and signed his oath of allegiance along with the rest of his unit.
BIRTH 1829 Towns County, Georgia, USA
DEATH 1898 (aged 68–69) Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA