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PVT. CASSIUS PECK (1842-1913)

    <div>UNITED STATES SHARPSHOOTERS:</div>
    <div>PECK, Cassius (1842-1913)</div>

    Born 3 Mar 1842, Brookfield.

    Died 12 Jul 1913;

    buried New Brookfield Cemetery , Brookfield.

    Private, Co. F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, credited to Brookfield.

    At Blackburn's Ford, VA, on 19 Sep 1862, he "took command of such soldiers as he could get and attacked and captured a Confederate battery of 4 guns. Also, while on reconnaissance, overtook and captured a Confederate solider." Medal of Honor issued 12 Oct 1892. (NARA File: R&P 340943)

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