Allen C. Anglea, son of Allen C. and Mary E. Anglea, is first cited in the 1850 census of Pittsylvania with parents and siblings: Allen C Anglea M 53 Virginia Mary E Anglea F 37 Virginia
Allen would enlist in the CSA on June 8, 1861 in Danville, joining the 38th Virginia Infantry, Company E as Sergeant. Sergeant Anglea was killed in the Battle of Chester Station in Chesterfield, Virginia on May 10, 1864. Located about 12 miles south of Richmond, the battle was over control of the railroad, and was a virtual draw. For the 38th Virginia, at least 11 men were killed, and 30 wounded.
Brother Samuel enlisted in Company K of the 38th Virginia Infantry on February 20th of 1862, and brother Thomas on March 5, 1862. Samuel was wounded at the Battle of 7 Pines(Fair Oakes) on May 31, 1862. Brother Thomas was killed at Gettyburg July 3, 1863. Samuel was taken as a POW at Chester Station on May 10, 1864, and sent to Point Lookout Prison. He would survive the war.
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