Historical Rosters Database
William Bynum GlennRoster ID 2887
This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.
|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Glenn William Bynum, Class of 1867: Born- April 19, 1847. Matriculated from Red Plains, NC. At VMI 11 months over 2 years. Military Record: Identification pure speculation, but may have been the "William B. Glenn" who enlisted July 23, 1861 in Guillford County, NC as Private, Company E, 22nd NC. Discharged November 14, 1861. Same man may have been the "William Glenn" who enlisted February 25, 1862 as Private, Company E, 47th NC. Discharged by surgeon at unknown date. VMI man at Institute December 3, 1862-January 7 1864. "William Glenn" again enlisted January 27, 1864 at Raleigh, NC in Company E, 47th NC. Captured near Petersburg October 27, 1864. Exchanged March 1865. In hospital (Farmville) April 1865 (dypseria) Post War Career: Lawyer; publish offical. VMI man at Princeton University 1867-70. (B.A.) Representative Yadkin Company County in NC House of Representatives 1874-75; Forsyth County in NC Sen 1881-1883. Married M Sallie Eliza Matthews 1875. Died: May 4, 1892 and buried near Winston, NC.|