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 William Henry Penrose

William Henry Penrose

Birth
Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 29 Aug 1903 (aged 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Site 1429
Memorial ID 12943 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Commanded the 15th New Jersey Infantry, and the First New Jersey Brigade in most of the later Civil War battles in Virginia. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864), and was belatedly promoted to Brigadier General in June 1865 after the fighting was over.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 12 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12943
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Penrose (10 Mar 1832–29 Aug 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12943, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .