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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 03/03/1842 Brookfield, Vermont.  d. 12/07/1913 Burlington, Vermont.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/09/1862 Blackburn's Ford, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company F, 1st United States Sharpshooters. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Blackburn's Ford, Virginia on September 19, 1862.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Took command of such soldiers as he could get and attacked and captured a Confederate battery of 4 guns. Also, while on a reconnaissance, overtook and captured a Confederate soldier

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BROOKFIELD CEMETERY, BROOKFIELD, VERMONT.

Section 2, Lot 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cassius Peck

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