Company C 22nd Infantry
Howard Glasgow was born in Bethel, Clermont County, Ohio in May 1882.
He enlisted for a period of 3
years as a Private in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on August 9,
at Cincinnati, Ohio. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 10 ¼ inches tall, had light brown hair,
blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.
Private Glasgow suffered a
severe spear wound to the right shoulder received in action on
the Island of Jolo,
Philippines while a member of the Provisional Company of the 22nd Infantry in the Third Sulu Expedition
on May 3, 1905 during the battle for Peruka-Utig's cotta (fort). He was taken to the Military Hospital on
the Island of Jolo where he died from his wounds.
The Register of Enlistments recorded his date of death as May 29, 1905.
The Army and Navy Register
Volume XXXVIII No. 1336 of July 22, 1905
in its report concerning the 22nd Infantry included the passage below
describing the Third Sulu Expedition. Private Howard Glasgow is listed
in the section on "Killed or died of wounds".
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