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Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington
Birth: Jul. 2, 1810
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1867
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

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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 Parents:
  Alexander Cumming McWhorter Pennington (1810 - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara M French Pennington (1839 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Willoughby Pennington*
  Annie Estelle Pennington Cronkhite (____ - 1932)*
  Edith Pennington MacDonald (1868 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington (1810 - 1867)
  Anne Estelle Pennington (1836 - 1857)*
  Mary Condit Pennington (1839 - 1926)*
  Roberta Kennedy Pennington (1847 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 23, Row E, Grave 37
 
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Record added: Oct 02, 1998
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