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Martin V.B. Pennock

Male 1840 - 1864  (24 years)


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  • Name Martin V.B. Pennock 
    Born 1840  Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1864  Tecumseh, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22618  Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2017 

    Father Ira Pennock,   b. 24 May 1810, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Ann Niblack,   b. 1815, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1895, Tecumseh, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F11181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1840 - Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1864 - Tecumseh, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Martin Pennock
    Martin Pennock
    Martin V.B. Pennock
    Corp'l
    Co. G 4th
    Mich. Inf.
    Captured
    July 2, 1863
    at Gettysburg, Pa
    Died
    Jan. 6, 1864
    a victim of rebel cruelty
    while a prisoner
    Aged 23 yrs.

    Census
    1850 US Census
    1850 US Census
    Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan
    1860 US Census
    1860 US Census
    Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan

  • Notes 
    • Enlisted in Company G of the Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry on June 20, 1861, at Adrian, Michigan, for 3 years, at age 20. Served beside his brother Alonzo. Mustered June 20, 1861. Returned home to Tecumseh, Michigan, during May of 1863 to assist in recruiting with his Captain, David Marshall. Taken prisoner in the "Wheatfield" at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 2, 1863. Confined in the prisoner-of-war camp at at Belle Island, Richmond, Virginia, where he was "starved to a skeleton". Admitted to Hospital in Richmond on October 25, 1863, with typhoid fever. Paroled at City Point, Virginia on October 28, 1863, and sent to General Hospital, Annapolis, Maryland, where he arrived on October 29, 1863. Sent home December 25, 1863. Died from the effects of his prisoner mistreatment while at home in Tecumseh, Michigan, on January 6, 1864.