Penson, Christian

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 1, 1839 in New York, New York. He was 20.

Date of birth: 1819

Hometown: Wurtemburg [Wurttemberg], , Germany

Occupation prior to enlistment: Baker

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 10 February 1841

Cause of death: Diarrhea

Location of fatality: Fort Reid, Florida,

Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida