Another revolutionary Allen

The Allen brothers of Revolutionary War fame are something like the Marx Brothers of the movies. Everyone remembers Groucho, Harpo, Chico and sometimes Zeppo but forgets Gummo. With the Allens, Ethan is the famous one; Ira and Heman were equally audacious in Vermont history. But who remembers Zimri?

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