More of the information found in Mary Mitchell Glenn's pension application.Mary was the wife of James F. Glenn, Pvt., deceased, who served in 1st AL CAV, Union.
Affidavit of: Jefferson Milner and Thomas Myers, Residents of Perry County, IL 11 April 1866
. . . states that they were in the same company and regiment with the said Glenn.That they were mustered in . . . at Corinth in the state of Mississippi on or about the 17th day of December 1862 and that the said Glenn was mustered at the same place on or about the 13th day of January 1863, and that the said Glenn was in thet same company with these affiants. . . sometime in June 1863 Col. John Morrow, then commanding the said 1st AL Cav. Vols., sent a number of families and sick and convalescent soldiers then belonging to said regiment consisting of about 300 persons mostly women and children of loyal men of the State of Alabama whose husbands had joined the Federal service and that the same James Glenn was among the number of convalescent soldiers that his family was also of the number that was sent north at the same time that said squad of men, women and children were all put under the care of Jefferson Milner, a private of said company "B" with orders to take the whole of said families to the state of Illinois. . . said Jefferson Milner states that he took said squad to Cairo, Illinois and they were then ordered by Gen. Beaufort who was then commanding at Cairo, IL, to go further north and he took them to Centralia Illinois and that the said James F. Glenn with the said Jefferson Milner and under his co and returned to Perry County, IL where he went into the country and obtained a house for himself and family to live in where he remained growing worse . . . . until about the 10th day of Aug 1863 when he died.