Since several people are working on Alabama Allens I thought I'd throw mine into the stew.
Josiah Allen was born 6 March 1841 and died 29 Jan 1898 according to the Family Bible. He was inducted as a Private into Company E (from Russell Co., AL), 39th Alabama Infantry and discharged as a Sergeant. He is buried in the Confederate burying ground at Cave Hill Cemetery CS LOT 2671/2 #14, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. (the cemetery records note his burial as 1 Feb 1898).
He was married twice, first to Rebecca P. Goodson by whom he had 4 children - Eva Goodson Allen b.14 Jun 1861; Martha E. Allen, b. 14 Jun 1861; Robert G. Allen, b.29 Oct 1865; Mary Margaret Allen, 8 Sep 1866. Married second to Mary E. Harris (no children noted in Family Bible).
Eva Goodson Allen m. William Clifford Henry 12 Jan 1881 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA (just across the river from Russell Co., AL and folks went back & forth b/n these counties alot.)