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T.C. Glover

T.C. Glover

Confederate (CSV)

Major

Thomas Coke Glover

(1826 - 1864)

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In the 1850 Census he was listed as a 24-year old doctor in Campbell County, Georgia. He married Elizabeth (Lizzie) Camp there in January 1852. He was elected Captain of Company A ("Campbell Guards"), 21st Georgia Infantry 6 June 1861. He was elected Major of the Regiment 27 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in command of the regiment on the Maryland Campaign until wounded in action on 17 September. He was relieved in command by Captain Nisbit, Company H.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 18 April 1864, but killed in action at Winchester, Va. 19 September 1864.

References & notes

Information here from the Muster Roll, Company A, 21st Infantry from Henderson1, Campbell County, Marriages, transcribed online by Dianne Wood, and the Campbell, GA 1850 Federal Census. The photograph here from one kindly provided by great great nephew Frank Glover.

More on the Web

See considerably more about T.C. Glover in a fine post by Lisa Cooper on her Douglas County history blog Every Now and Then.

Birth

1/28/1826; Augusta, GA

Death

9/19/1864 Winchester, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, l86l-l865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 2, pg. 840  [AotW citation 12509]