John Alexander McAllister

John Alexander McAllister
February 12, 1840 – May 18, 1918

Alternate Spelling: John Alexander MacAllister, John A. McAllister,
John A. MacAllister
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
June 1, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
Rank: Sergeant
April 19, 1862 – Promoted to 1st Sergeant
May 8, 1862 – Elected 1st Lieutenant
May 16, 1862 – Appointed Adjutant and transferred to the
24th North Carolina Regiment, Field & Staff
June 1, 1862 – Resigned his position as Adjutant and
re-appointed as 1st Lieutenant
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
November 1, 1862 – Placed under arrest (reason unknown)
Prior to May 1, 1863 – Returned to Duty
April 1, 1865 – Captured near Hatcher’s Run, VA
Confined at Washington D.C.
April 9, 1865 – Transferred to Johnson’s Island, Ohio
June 19, 1865 – Released after taking Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Alexander McAllister Jr. 1806-1857
Janet McNeill Mclean 1816-1846

Siblings
Ann Atkins McAllister 1842-1907
David Smith McAllister 1845-1900

Wife
Florence Pope 1842-1916

Children
Alexander Pope McAllister 1871
Willis Pope McAllister 1874-1921
Hugh McLean McAllister 1876-1954
John David McAllister 1878-1929
Charles Payne McAllister 1881-1946

Burial
Meadowbrook Cemetery
Lumberton, NC

 

John Alexander McAllister Grave

John Alexander McAllister Grave

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