Corporal William Glenney
(also found as Glenning)
Born in North Castle in 1844, laborer, 18, single, enlisted in Yonkers for three years in
Co E 6 NY Heavy Artillery on August 30 1862. He received $100 enlistment bonus. He
was promoted to corporal in May, 1865 , fought at Harpers Ferry, Wilderness and Cedar
Creek. Mustered out in Washington, DC on June 28 1865.
Glenney is also found as Glenning, Glennon, but neither name located him in the
censuses of 1860, 1870, 1880 or the Veterans' census of 1890. Furthermore, although
he is on page 13 of North Castle Clerk's roster.the entries are incomplete. The W.P.A.
location for his stone is 8602. He is on the Adjutant General's N Y Data Base which
states he was mustered out in Petersburg, Va.
He received as federal invalid's pension on July 11 1890 as William Glenning. He is
M551/roll53 in NARA, National Archives, as Glening.