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 Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington

Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington

Birth
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 30 Nov 1917 (aged 79)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Plot Section 23, Row E, Grave 37
Memorial ID 3646 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he graduated from West Point in 1860 and was commissioned an officer in the US Artillery. During the Civil War, he was most noted for being Captain in command of Battery M, the 2nd US Artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. He served in the Regular Army until 1899, when he retired as a General.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 2 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3646
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington (8 Jan 1838–30 Nov 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3646, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .