Lorenzo Allen

DeathJan. 20, 1936
CemeteryGrove Hill (Howells)
Unit44th Iowa Infantry, Company E

Private Lorenzo C Allen

Company E, 44th Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)

Allen was born in Illinois. An exact date for Allen’s birth was not available. Several sources indicate that he was born in 1852. This date would be incorrect. Iowa enlistment records reflect that he was 18 years old when he enlisted in 1864. He was probably born in 1846. He was residing in Bremer County, Iowa when he enlisted on May 12, 1864. He was mustered on June 1, 1864 and served about 3 ½ months. He was discharged on September 15, 1864 at Davenport, Iowa.

The 44th Iowa Infantry was organized and mustered at Davenport on June 1, 1864. The unit was enlisted for 100 days of service and assigned to the Memphis area.

Allen died on January 20, 1936. He is buried in the Grove Hill Cemetery in Howells (Colfax County), Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.