William Henry Glatts

William Henry Glatts

Death 28 Jul 1863 (aged 22)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 9031707 · View Source
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Private William "Henry" Glatts was a 21 year-old Wilmington cabinet maker when he enlisted in Capt. Valentine's Company K, 4th Delaware Volunteer Infantry.

The surgeon's notes in his military file include this description of his death at 4:30 pm, July 26, 1863:

"Autopsy 14 hours after death...health except lower...right lung much congested. Whole length of colon much enlarged. Spleen much congested. Liver and kidney normal."

He died of Typhoid Fever at the Third Division Hospital on King Street.

His possessions were sent care of Peter Foreman on Shiple Street, below 5th, Wilmington, DE.

Additional mention at: http://russpicket.com/history/civilw.htm





  • Created by: Joz
  • Added: 3 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9031707
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Glatts (6 Apr 1841–28 Jul 1863), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9031707, citing Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Joz (contributor 46578496) .