Cassius Peck (1842 - 1913)

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Birthplace: Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Cassius Peck

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Cassius Peck, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 September 1862, while serving with Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, in action at Blackburn's Ford, Virginia. Private Peck took command of such soldiers as he could get and attacked and captured a Confederate battery of four guns. Also, while on a reconnaissance, he overtook and captured a Confederate soldier.

General Orders: Date of Issue: October 12, 1892

Action Date: September 19, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company F

Division: 1st U.S. Sharpshooters

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March 3, 1842
Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States
July 12, 1913
Age 71
Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States