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Allen, Henry Tureman

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1930 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: General

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.