Biography of Esteban Allen (¿-1789)

Famous American colonist born in Lichtfield, Conn., and died in Burlington in 1789. He founded the small State of Vermont and commanded a corps of partisans with the name of sons of the Green Mountain, which was frightening to the English in the war of independence. Fell prisoner of these and he was detained for a year and a half. On his return the Congress conferred the rank of Colonel.