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Corp Otis Edgar Glessner
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1877
Oak Valley
Elk County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1951
Oklahoma, USA

New Mexico U.S.Vol Infantry
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He served in the Phillipines during
the Spanish American War with Company E, 34th Infantry.
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Civil War Pension Index Cards for
Name Otis E. Glessner
Rank
Company E
Regiment 34
State [Blank]
Arm of Service Infantry
Date of Filing
State/Arm of Service
Company/Regiment
Publication Title Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900
NARA Publication Number T289
Publisher National Archives and Records Administration
Collection Title Civil War Pensions
rso1935
Info below provided by: truchasnm #47143330

On 25 Jun 1898, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Otis Glessner enlisted as a Private in Troop F of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry (The Rough Riders). From 25 Jun to 7 Aug, he was on detached duty in Tampa, Florida (probably ill). He missed the Siege of Santiago de Cuba which included the Battles of La Guasimas and San Juan Hill. On 19 Aug, he rejoined his Troop at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point,
Long Island, New York. Camp Wikoff was a quarantine camp. He later joined Company E of the 34th US Volunteer Infantry. In Oct 1899, the 34th Volunteers arrived in the Philippines to relieve the occupation forces
there. The insurgency of the Filipinos led to guerilla warfare in some areas. Hostilities ended on 4 Jul 1902.
Surprisingly, at 64 years old Otis registered for the WWII draft.
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Dessa Parrish Glessner (1884 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Garden of Valor, Gravespace 9.
 
Created by: Misty & Company
Record added: Sep 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59084948
Corp Otis Edgar Glessner
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Corp Otis Edgar Glessner
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Corp Otis Edgar Glessner
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Thank You for your service Otis
- truchasnm
 Added: Oct. 10, 2011

- Red
 Added: Oct. 10, 2011

- Misty & Company
 Added: Sep. 23, 2010
 
 
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