Allison, Chas. S., was born in England, September 16, 1843. Wm. S. Allison, his father, was engaged in the milling
business. Chas. S. was educated in England and learned the merchant tailoring business at that place. In 1859 he
came tothe United States and settled in Bath, entering into the employ of Hiram Hess, Conklin & Hill. In 1861
he went to Fall Brook to manage a merchant tailoring establishment at that place, and from there went to Elmira,
and in the fall of 1861 enlisted in Co. C, 64th N. Y. Vol. Inft. During the war he took part in the battles of
Culpepper, Mine Run, the Wilderness, and numerous others, and through bravery on the field and meritorious service
was promoted to second lieutenant in September, 1864, and receiving an honorable discharge at the close of the
war with acting rank of first lieutenant. In 1868 he married Erva A. Walsh, by whom he had three children: Guy
W., Chas. R. and Ethel M. Mrs. Allison died in 1884. In 1869 he came to Bath and entered into the employ of Jas.
Sutherland. whom he succeeded in 1874. In 1892 he married Mrs, Clara Sutherland, daughter of Joseph Shaut. Mr.
Allison is one of the leading business, men of the town, serving as supervisor in 1882, and has been twice elected
commander of Custer Post No. 81.
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