Civil War Records of Orenzo W. Penniman


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
G 47th MVI Private; enl. Oct. 15, 1862; must. Oct. 15, 1862 must. out Sept. 1, 1863 Concord farmer age 23
unassigned 4th Ma Cav. Private; enl. and must. Feb. 28, 1865 disch. for disability, March 23, 1865 Concord farmer age 26
MASSCW, 4:414, 6:491

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic



Date April 5, 1918
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 79
Cause heart disease

Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.

(Acton death record, Register of Births, Marriages and Deaths, Acton Mass., 5: 91, microfilm at the Acton Memorial Library).

Survived by  

Additional Information

Orenzo Washington Penniman was born in Carlisle to parents Otis Penniman and Rebecca Hutchinson (Acton death record, Register of Birth Marriages and Deaths, Acton Mass.).

"Lorenzo [sic] W. Penniman", age 21, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household with Otis H. and Elizabeth R. Penniman ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Orenzo W. Penniman is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"


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