James David Allen: Birth: 25 Oct 1860.
Note: 1. Matthew Allen enlisted in the Civil War on March 5, 1862 in Columbia, Henry County, Ala in Company K of the 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment that later became Company A. He was killed in Action on May 31, 1862 in the Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks) Virginia. Stories of Matthew�us last moments were told by long time Haleburg residents Louis Sasser and Jim Crawford. One story says that he was shot in the head and another in the stomach and later died of his wounds and was probably buried where he fell on the battlefield. Matthew never saw his youngest daughter, Martha Ella, born after his death on 07 Dec 1862.