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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

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.

In the Antietam 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 remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 18 April 1864, but killed in action at Winchester, Va. 19 September 1864.

References, Sources, and other 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 Date: 1/28/1826    Place of Birth: Augusta, GA    
Death Date: 9/19/1864    Death Place: Winchester, VA    Burial Place: 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]



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