Peter H. Allabach
Colonel, United States Army
H. Allabach, Colonel, United States Army, 131st Pennsylvania Volunteer
Infantry. Commanded the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, V Army Corps.
Born at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1824. Died at Washington, D.C., February 11, 1892. Buried with full military honors in Section 1, Grave 253-WS, of Arlington National Cemetery.
Nancy Gertrude Blanchard Allabach, the wife
of Peter H. Allabach. December 24, 1829-May 18, 1906. Section 1,
Courtesy of John Heseltine
Allabach, Peter H., Sept. 5, 1824 born at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, August 18, 1862. Colonel, 131st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, a nine-month regiment; the regiment was at Antietam, Maryland (not engaged) and fought at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, September 12, 1862-February 15, 1863 and March 7-May 25, 1863.
Colonel Allabach commanded the 2nd Brigade,
3rd Division, V Corps, Army of the Potomac at all three battle sites; May
23 (sic), 1863 mustered out at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 1870 he was
living in Jenkins Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. In 1890-1891
he was listed as captain, Capitol Police, Washington, D. C. February
11, 1892, died at Washington, D.C. and buried in Section 1, Grave 253-WS
at Arlington National Cemetery; 1898 his widow applied for a Civil War
pension from the District of Columbia; his wife Nancy Gertrude Blanchard
Allabach (December 24, 1829-May 18, 1906) is buried with him.
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Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003