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Federal (USV)


James H. Glenn

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 45th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old school teacher in Centre County, he enlisted there on 16 August 1861 and mustered into service as Corporal, Company A, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 September in Harrisburg. He was reduced to Private, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on South Mountain to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service information from the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

His twin brother Martin L. Glenn, also in Company A of the 45th, was killed at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.


c. 1839


09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3554]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23010]