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Allen, Henry Tureman

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Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1930 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: General

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1859 - Henry Tureman Allen was born in Sharpsburg, Kentucky on April 13, 1859.

 

1882 - He attended Georgetown College in Kentucky and was commissioned in the cavalry upon his graduation from West Point.

 

1882-1917 - He was an aide to General Nelson A. Miles.

 

1917 - He was promoted to brigadier general on May 1917 and to major genral on August 5 1917. He assumed command of Camp Travis in San Antonio on August 23, 1917 and supervised the assignment of Texas and Oklahoma draftees to the new Ninetieth Division.

 

1918 - He left the Ninetieth to become commander of the Eighth Corps.

 

1919 - He commanded the American forces in Germany July 1919.

 

1930 - He died in Buena Vista Springs, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1930.


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