James F. Glenn was a soldier of 1st AL Cav, USA. James died while in service and the following is found in wife Mary's claim for widow's pension:
James F. Glenn Private, Company "B" 1st AL Cav. Resident of Jackson County, State of Illinois Post Office Address:Duuoin, Perry County, IL Proof Exhibited:Paymaster Genl. reports that soldier was enrolled 18 Jan 1863 and mustered 22 Jul, a private . . . . . . . .Rolls report that he died in Illinois, 10 Aug 1863. The affidavits of Milner and Myres show that the soldier together with about 300 other parties, mostly families of the Union men in Alabama who had joined the Union Army, sick and convalescent Union soldiers, were ordered to go to Illinois by Col. Morrow, who at that time had command at that point. James F. Glenn . . . then very sick . . . was among the number.No written leaves or furloughs were given.The sick and convalescent soldiers were ordered to return to their Regts. as soon as they were able.One of these affiants (Milner) was detailed to take charge of the company and both swear that soldier died, 10 Aug 1863. Signed by:R. M. Davis, agent Pinckneyville IL Admitted 22 Jun 1866 Commencing 10 Aug 1863 Mary Mitchell Glenn returned to Marion County, AL, with her children and died in Marion County.