Historical records matching Theodore Safford Peck
About Theodore Safford Peck
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Theodore Safford Peck, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 February 1864, while serving with Company H, 9th Vermont Infantry, in action at Newport Barracks, North Carolina. By long and persistent resistance and burning the bridges, First Lieutenant Peck kept a superior force of the enemy at bay and covered the retreat of the garrison.
General Orders: Date of Issue: September 8, 1891
Action Date: February 2, 1864
Rank: First Lieutenant
Company: Company H
Division: 9th Vermont Infantry