of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
PENTZER, PATRICK H.
Rank and Organization: Captain, Company C, 97th Illinois Infantry. Place and
Date: At Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865. Entered Service At: Gillespie, Macoupin
County, Ill. Birth: Marion County, Mo. Date Of Issue: 9 October 1 879.
Among the first to enter the enemy's entrenchments, he received the surrender of a
Confederate general officer and his headquarters flag.
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