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PECK, CASSIUS

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Took command of such soldiers as he could get and attacked and captured a Confederate battery of four guns. Also, while on a reconnaissance, overtook and captured a Confederate soldier.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont

Citation

Took command of such soldiers as he could get and attacked and captured a Confederate battery of four guns. Also, while on a reconnaissance, overtook and captured a Confederate soldier.