Sgt. Amory Lorenzo Allen

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Amory Lorenzo Allen

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Granville, Vermont
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Place of Burial: Hartford, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Amory Allen and Jerusha Almira Livermore
Brother of Orman Dickerson Allen and Benjamin Franklin Allen

Managed by: Caitlin Daniell Clark
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About Sgt. Amory Lorenzo Allen

enlisted in 14th Connecticut infantry, company I

color-bearer, killed by sharpshooters and buried in Hartford, Conn. with military honors.

Father received Civil War pension

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14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Hartford August 23, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 25. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Arlington, Va., until September 7, 1862. Moved to Rockville, Md., September 7-8. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22 and duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudon Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-4. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe campaign October 9-22. Action at Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At Stevensburg, Va., until April, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spotsylvania C. H., May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Crow's House March 31. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-15. Grand review May 23. Old members mustered out May 21, 1865. Veterans and recruits transferred to 2nd Conn. Heavy Aruntilery May 30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 17 Officers and 188 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 397.

additional information about his regiment:


enlisted in 14th Connecticut infantry, company I

color-bearer, killed by sharpshooters and buried in Hartford, Conn. with military honors.

Father received Civil War pension

additional information about:

14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Hartford August 23, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 25. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Arlington, Va., until September 7, 1862. Moved to Rockville, Md., September 7-8. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22 and duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudon Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-4. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe campaign October 9-22. Action at Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At Stevensburg, Va., until April, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spotsylvania C. H., May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Crow's House March 31. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-15. Grand review May 23. Old members mustered out May 21, 1865. Veterans and recruits transferred to 2nd Conn. Heavy Aruntilery May 30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 17 Officers and 188 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 397.

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1840
January 31, 1840
Granville, Vermont
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14th Connecticut, "History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry," by Charles D. Page. The 14th Connecticut sustained the largest percentage of loss of any regiment from the State of Connecticut. They participated in the battles at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, Morton's Ford, the Wilderness, and at Reams' Station. The 14th was part of Carroll's Brigade, Gibbon' Division, of Hancock's 2nd U.S. Army Corps.

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Hartford, Connecticut