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Isaac A. Pennell, New Portland, ca. 1863

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Isaac A. Pennell, New Portland, ca. 1863
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A captain in Co. A of the 16th Maine Infantry Regiment, Isaac A. Pennell of New Portland enlisted on July 30, 1862, when he was 27 years old.

He was a 2nd lieutenant at enlistment, promoted to full 1st lieutenant in November 1862, and to full captain in March 1863.

He was wounded at Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862, was detached for recruiting in Maine in July 1864 and discharged due to disability on October 14, 1864.

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