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Civil War Records of Allen G. Smith

Grand Army of the Republic
Isaac Davis Post No. 138

Personal War Sketch for Allen Griffin Smith

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Comrade Allen Griffin Smith
Who was born the Twentieth day of February
A.D. 1841
Chelmsford County of  Middlesex State of Massachusetts

In company E 6th Mass Regiment as private I entered the service at Lowell, Mass and held for a time the rank of Corporal but at the close my rank was that of a private.


I was for a time detached to Fort Vansemond and as my time had expired I was discharged at Lowell, Mass on third day of June 1863.


I never again enlisted into service.


My first engagement was Siege of Suffolk. I was ruptured at Fort Vansemond in 1863.


Among my most intimate comrades were Wm. F. Hale, John Hancock, Matthew A. Smith and Ai Heald.


I enlisted in Co. E. 6th Reg. in 1862 for nine months, discharged in 1863 and I was detached to Fort Vansemond, was corporal while there. I was sent back to my regiment the night before I came home. I do not know the dates.


I Certify that the Sketch of my War service as above written is true as
I verily believe  
Date Signed
We certify that Comrade Allen Griffin Smith Joined Isaac Davis
Post No. 138 Department of Massachusetts G.A. R. May 8, 1889
Held Offices of
F.H. Stevens
H.R. Knowlton