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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 24/09/1838 Marion County, Missouri. d. 16/10/1901 Marion County, Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/04/1865 Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company C, 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Fort Blakely, Alabama on April 9, 1865.

 

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Among the first to enter the enemy's entrenchments, he received the surrender of a Confederate general officer and his headquarters flag

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SPRINGFIELD NATIONAL CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI.

Section 24, Grave 1696

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Patrick Henry Pentzer

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