Month: July 2011

Lt. Colonel Henry Allen, 17th CVI

contributed by Jack Bates Henry Allen was born in South Norwalk, Connecticut on August 23, 1842.  His father was Captain William Allen, born in Castine, Maine ca. 1790, a well-known ship master engaged in the New York and Liverpool packet service. …

Website update

Frequent visitors to this site have seen many changes since it first started sometime in 1996. It started as a one or two page history with a promise to be “the best” source of information on the 17th CVI on…

Welcome (finally!)

It has to start someplace…so why not here? It’s taken a while but the time has come to start posting on the 17th CVI blog. Like it says, this is primarily a history site. With that out of the way…