|Death: ||Dec. 18, 1864|
Co. A, 64th. Virginia Mounted Infantry
Enlisted on 9/16/61 at Camp Lane, Lee Co.
Taken POW 9/9/63 at Cumberland Gap. Sent
to Camp Douglas 9/24/63 where held until 12/18/64 when he died of Chronic diarrhea.
John was one of the veteran's buried in Chicago City Cemetery. Plot Grave 274 , Block 2
Chicago City Cemetery was moved, for health reasons, over the years to various other cemeteries, outside the city. Only one monument remains in the City Park, that the land was turned into . But all the bodies were not moved, as recent digs in the park have turned up bones.
Levi Pennington (1812 - 1889)
Elizabeth Zion Pennington (1815 - 1862)
Sarah A Skaggs McNiel (1839 - 1917)
Alpha Pennington Parrott (1858 - 1941)*
John Zion Pennington (1834 - 1864)
Rachel Pennington Yeary (1840 - 1917)*
Elkanah Pennington (1847 - 1913)*
France Pennington (1851 - 1863)*
George Wilkes Pennington (1866 - 1944)**
Oak Woods Cemetery
Maintained by: Victoria Taylor-True
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Apr 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10861208
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