Death of Levi Pennington

150 years ago today, Private Levi Pennington, of Company A, died of congestion of the brain and liver in Columbia, Missouri.  When he enlisted at the age of 17 he was a farmer living in Warren County.  He is buried in the Pennington Cemetery in Truxton, Lincoln County, Missouri.

Source: Columbia Missouri Statesman, December 16, 1864; 49th Missouri Infantry service records.