Private, Co G, 34th Regiment PA Infantry
(5th PA Reserves Corp)
Enlisted at Huntingdon County, PA where
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
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 -