Family Histories

Family Histories for the Rose and Kirkpatrick Families

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Military Monday - Memorial Marker of Glenn O. Colwell, Spalding County, Georgia

Glenn O. Colwell

Glenn O. Colwell enlisted as a private in Co. A, Georgia 53rd Infantry, CSA in April 1862.  He died of disease at a hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia on May 4, 1864, age 33, leaving a wife and five children.  He is buried somewhere near Lynchburg.  His widow had this memorial marker placed in the cemetery at her church, Rehobeth Baptist, in Griffin, Georgia.

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