Captain Patrick H. Pentzer - Springfield, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 10.450 W 093° 15.799
15S E 476624 N 4114226
Quick Description: Grave of Civil War Medal of Honor recipient located at the Springfield, National Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 7:02:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMD037
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 97th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Blakely, Alabama, April 9, 1865.
Entered service at: Gillespie, Macoupin County, Illinois
Birth: Marion County, Missouri - September 24, 1838.
Death: Marion County, Missouri - October 16, 1901
Date of issue: October 9, 1879.
Citation: Among the first to enter the enemy's entrenchments, he received the surrender of a Confederate general officer and his headquarters flag.

Information from Center of Military History website.

Armed Service: Army

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