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Patrick Henry Pentzer
Birth: Sep. 24, 1838
Death: Oct. 16, 1901
Philadelphia
Marion County
Missouri, USA

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. His citation reads "Among the first to enter the enemy's entrenchments, he received the surrender of a Confederate general officer and his headquarters flag". His Medal was issued on October 9, 1879. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Inscription:
PATRICK H PENTZER
MEDAL OF HONOR
CAPT CO C
97 ILL INF
OCT 16 1901
 
Burial:
Springfield National Cemetery
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 24, Grave 1696
 
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Record added: Jan 18, 2001
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Patrick Henry Pentzer
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Patrick Henry Pentzer
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