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Federal (USV)


Daniel McGlenn

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old peddler from Beaver Meadows, he enlisted on 14 August 1861 in Schuykill Haven, and mustered into service as Private, Company C, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1 and his Veteran's Card,2 as Daniel McGlen. Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,3 as David McGien. His gravesite is on Findagrave; as Daniel McGlann.


c. 1836


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11538]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23087]

3   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3877]