Courage & Contradiction

Martin Robert Allen, Pvt.

Dublin Core

Title

Martin Robert Allen, Pvt.

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

Martin Robert Allen, Pvt., was born November 27, 1844, in Fort Bend County, Texas. He was 16 when he joined Company C on October 7, 1861 in Georgetown, Texas, and he had his 17th birthday shortly after.

His parents were Texas Revolution veteran and original Austin 300 colonist, Benjamin J. Allen and Mary Elizabeth McNutt. His cousin, Travis Allen, and uncle, Hamilton Money McNutt, were also in Company C. Allen is found on the 1870 Census in Corpus Christi, Texas where he worked as a stock raiser. He died October 28, 1911, and is buried in the Saul Cemetery in Williamson County.

In this photograph Civil War veteran Robert Allen stands with his family.

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Type

Photograph

Files

Citation

“Martin Robert Allen, Pvt. ,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/53.