Luther Judson Glenn(1818 - 1886)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a lawyer, was in the Secession Convention (Jan 1861), served in the Legislature and was mayor of Atlanta. He entered the Battalion as Captain, Company A, 1 August 1861, was promoted to Major on 18 July 1862, and Lt Colonel on Lt Colonel Lamar's death on 15 September 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He took command of the Battalion, and led it in combat at the Sunken Road on September 17th.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded at Chancellorsville (May 1863), but returned to command the battalion at Gettysburg (July 1864).
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Roster, Cobb's Legion Infantry Battalion, Company C, online courtesy of Cobb's Legion.
He was married to TRR Cobb's sister.
|Birth Date: 11/26/1818 Birth State: GA |
Death Date: 06/09/1886 Death Place: Fulton County, GA Burial Place: Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, GA
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