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GLADDEN, Adley R., soldier, born in South Carolina; died in April, 1862. He was a major in Colonel Butler's Pahnetto regiment of South Carolina volunteers in the Mexican war, became lieutenant colonel, and commanded the regiment at the battle of Churubusco, at which both of his superior officers were killed. He was severely wounded at the Belen Gate. In 1861 he was appointed a brigadier-general in the Confederate army, and was assigned a brigade in Wither's division of Bragg's corps. He was wounded on the first day of the battle of Shiloh, and died soon afterward.
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