Steel Allison

Private, Co G, 34th Regiment PA Infantry (5th PA Reserves Corp)
 
Enlisted at Huntingdon County, PA where he lived.
 
Mustered in 21 June 1861 at  Camp Curtin and unit was sent to Cumberland, MD along  with the Bucktail Rifle Regiment and a battery of the First Artillery.   The regiment then went to Washington DC to Camp Tennelly to escort Governor Curtin to this camp to review the troops with President Lincoln.
 
The 5th was then assigned under Gen John F Reynolds, First Brigade, and encamped near Langley, Virginia through Spring 1862.
 
Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate 21 Jan 1862 (details not known)
 
Steel was born in 1844.  He was a laborer in Huntingdon County, PA and never married.  He died of tuberculosis - 22 Sep 1863 and is buried at Mt Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Huntingdon, PA
 
His two brothers - Samuel S and John D Allison - both served in the War.
 
2nd Great Grand Uncle of Camp Member - Robert Wrigley
 
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