b. 1824 England. d. 25/11/1874 Kansas.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/10/1869 Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona.
Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born at Devonshire, England, in 1824, he served as a Private in Company B, 8th U.S. Cavalry. At the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, October 20, 1869, Private Pengally with a group of fellow troopers held off a band of attacking Apache Indians at Rocky Mesa. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on February 14, 1870.
Gallantry in action.
BURIAL LOCATION: FORT LEAVENWORTH NATIONAL CEMETERY, KANSAS.
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