- born Jan. 21, 1738, Litchfield, Conn.died Feb. 12, 1789, Burlington, Vt., U.S.American soldier and frontiersman.After fighting in the French and Indian War (1754–63), he settled in what is now Vermont. At the outbreak of the American Revolution, his force of Green Mountain Boys (organized in 1770) helped defeat the British in the Battle of Ticonderoga (1775). As a volunteer with troops commanded by Gen. Philip Schuyler, he attempted to take Montreal but was captured by the British and held prisoner until 1778. He returned to Vermont, where he worked for statehood. Failing to achieve this, he attempted to negotiate the annexation of Vermont to Canada.
* * *▪ United States soldierborn January 21, 1738, Litchfield, Connecticut [U.S.]died February 12, 1789, Burlington, Vermont, U.S.After fighting in the French and Indian War (1754–63), Allen settled in what is now Vermont. At the outbreak of the American Revolution, he raised his force of Green Mountain Boys (organized in 1770) and Connecticut troops and helped capture the British fort at Ticonderoga, New York (May 10, 1775). Later, as a volunteer in General Philip Schuyler (Schuyler, Philip John)'s forces, he conducted a foolhardy attempt to take Montreal (September 1775), in the course of which he was captured by the British and held prisoner until May 6, 1778. Congress gave Allen the brevet rank of colonel with back pay, but he did not serve in the war after his release. Instead, he devoted his time to local affairs in Vermont, especially working for separate statehood from New York. Failing to achieve this, he attempted to negotiate the annexation of Vermont to Canada.
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Allen, Ethan — (1737 1789) Index=: Dr Seizes Ticonderoga and Crown Point, 83; marches against Montreal, 98; captured with part of his force, 99; put into irons, 100; proposes separate arrangements between Vermont and Canada, 244, 245. Hd His intrigues in… … The makers of Canada
Allen,Ethan — Al·len (ălʹən), Ethan. 1738 1789. American Revolutionary soldier whose troops, the Green Mountain Boys, helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1775). * * * … Universalium
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ALLEN, ETHAN — one of the early champions of American independence, taken prisoner in a raid into Canada; wrote a defence of deism and rational belief (1738 1789) … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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