Theodore Safford Peck

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Theodore Safford Peck

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
Death: March 15, 1918 (74)
Place of Burial: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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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

Service: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Company: Company H

Division: 9th Vermont Infantry

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Theodore Safford Peck's Timeline

March 22, 1843
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
March 15, 1918
Age 74
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States