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Burial Information for Pvt. James Quinn , Company C, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, Thee Month Volunteers. He was mustered into service on April 31st 1861 and Mustered out on July 31st 1861. He is Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, in Section 3, Lot 301, Grave 1.
Burial Information for Pvt. James T. Earle , Company F, 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He enlisted on August 2nd 1861, served his three year term and reenlisted. Transfered to 82nd PV. wounded in Left foot at Battle of Third Winchester on september 18th 1864. Mustered out on July 13th 1865. Before the War his trade was boatman. Filed for Pension on July 11th 1870. Pension was granted in amout of $2 a month on February 2nd 1873. Married Mary Ambridge and had two children, ohn W. and Mary L. They lives at 216 Spring street in Manayunk,PA. He died on January 18th 1896 and is buried at Westminster Cemetery in Bala Cynwd, PA in Section Bartram, Lot 919, Grave 1.
Burial Information for Col. John Ely 23rd Penna. Vols. He was mustered into service on October 7th 1861,Promoted from Majr to Lt Col. on July 20th 1862, Col on dec. 13th 1862,Breveted brig. Gen. on April 15th 1865. He is buried at woodlands Cemetery ,Philadelphia, in Section F, Lot 783-787, Grave 4.
Burial Information for Col. John Francis Glenn 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. John was born in Philadelphia on November 2nd 1829. He was a veteran of the Mexican and Civil Wars. He entered service at the age of 15 in the Mexican War and he offered his services at the age of 70 during the War with Spain. He was mustered into service for the Civil War on April 21st 1861 as the Captain of Company B of the 23rd PA Volunteers, 3 Months Volunteers. He reenlisted on August 4th 1861 as the Captain of Company A, Three Years Vols. He was wounded at the Battle of Fair Oaks on May 31st 1862. He was promoted to Major on July 20th 1862 and again to Col. of the 23rd. After the war he returned to the City he loved and dealt in Coke which was used to make iron. He was elected to five terms to Common Council in 1869 and the leader of the 15th Ward. He was a member of the Fernwood Lodge, free and accepted Masons. A member of the loyal Legion and Post 2 of the Grand Army. He was the President of the Survivors Association of the 23rd PA Volunteers. He was married with nine Children and 13 Grandchildren. He was a Republican. Col John F Glenn died on January 8th 1905 at 1:30 at his home on 2535 Brown Street in Philadelphia. His funeral was held in the pouring rain. Services were conducted by Rev. L.Y. Graham and Rev. J Alexander Vinton of Olivet Pres. Church. Honorary pallbearers were General James W. Latta, Hon. D Newlin Feil, Hon. Charles L. Brown, Hon. George S. Graham, Col. William Wallace, John Kinsey, Edward Patton, William J Reen, Charles N. Mann, J Frank Bower, James McGarvey and Robert Osbourne Jr. He was buried at Greenwood "Knights of Pythias" Cemetery on January 12th 1905 in Section K, Division 4, Lot 46/47.

On April 9th 1926 , James H. Glenn had the remains of Col. John F Glenn along with his wife Eleanor removed from Greenwood and re-interred at Westminster Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd, PA. It was due to the lack of upkeep of the Cemetery that his remains were moved. He is buried there today in Section Lakeview, Lot 18, Grave 1. From about 1910 to 2002 Greenwood Cemetery had been in a state of decay. It has recently come under new ownership and is recovering.

Burial Information for Pvt. John Highland 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers,Company K, Three Month Volunteers. He was mustered in on April 31st 1861 and mustered out on July 31st 1861. he is buried at Philadelphia National Cemetery in Section F, Lot 104, Grave 1. He died on May 5th 1893.




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