Peter, was one of the 1st recruits in Col. White's battalionThey were known as the "Comanchees" before becoming a part of the famous 35th Div.
He was shot and died several days later from a musket ball during a raid on the Baptist church in Waterford, Va. This occurred in the early morning while Peter was attempting to release the Union forces horses. A sgt Webster was responsible for the deadly shot. Much has been written regarding that Battle at Waterford, Va.He is buried in the New Jerusalem church in Lovettsville, Va