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About Henry S. Allabough
Henry S. ALLABOUGH was born in Montgomery county, Pennsylvania, December 8, 1843. He was reared in that county, and on March 4, 1862, enlisted as a private in Company E, Ninetieth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, at Philadelphia, under Captain John Barnes and Colonel Peter Lyle. The regiment was incorporated in the Second Brigade, Second Division, Tenth Corps, of the Army of the Potomac, and was in the thick of the fight throughout the war. He was in the battles of Cedar Creek, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and many others. At Gettysburg he was wounded in the right shoulder and right cheek and was sent to the military hospital at Broad and Cherry streets, Philadelphia, and after being there four months was transferred to Chestnut Hill hospital. On his discharge from the hospital he was transferred to company H, Eleventh Regiment, and was at the battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864, where he was slightly wounded in the right thigh but took part in the two weeks fight at Petersburg, June 15 to 30th. He was honorably discharged May 4, 1865, and was highly commended for bravery and meritorious conduct. He is a member of Peter Lyle Post, No. 145, G. A. R., of Quakertown.