|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1835|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1865|
Mustered in 15 September 1864. Commander of the 198th Pennsylvania Volunteers (P.V.) (6th Union League Regiment). Brevet Lt. Colonel 29 March 1865. Brevet Colonel 1 April, 1865.
Glenn was mortally wounded while gallantly leading his regiment at the Battle of Five Forks, Va. 1 April, 1865. He died at City Point, Va. He was the husband of Maria G. Glenn.
The marble obelisk that marked his gravesite had fallen over and had been damaged. The Union League Civil War Round Table had the marker repaired and reinstalled. The marker was rededicated on April 2, 2011. In attendance were representatives from the Union League of Philadelphia, Major Charles Maceuen Civil War Round Table, SUVCW GAR Post II Camp #299, SUVCW General George H. Thomas, Lancaster , PA Camp #19, honor volley by the 98th PA Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Invalid Corps/Veteran Reserve Corps,1st Battalion, 1st Company. Major General George G. Meade (A. W.) led the Memorial Program.
Sarah Yerkes Thomas Glenn (1801 - 1890)
Elizabeth Glenn Crispin (1825 - 1873)*
Frances Glenn Mendenhall (1828 - 1873)*
Edwin A Glenn (1835 - 1865)
Henry Franklin Glenn (1848 - 1908)*
Cedar Hill Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 40.02477, -75.07491
Created by: John J Heine
Record added: Mar 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66507203
Added: Sep. 24, 2014
Col. Glenn so close to the end you lost your life, and your final words haunted J.L. Chamberlain forever. We thank you for your sacrifice and Defense of the American Republic. Rest well Good Soldier.|
Added: Jan. 5, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country.|
Added: Oct. 22, 2011