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Federal (USV)


Walter Brown Peck

(1837 - 1873)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Woonsocket, he enlisted on 10 September 1861 in Company E, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was promoted from Corporal to Sergeant on 12 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on a surgeon's certificate at Providence on 5 June 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Life dates and middle name from his gravesite on Findagrave.




01/20/1873; burial in Union Cemetery, North Smithfield, RI


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pg. 300  [AotW citation 14095]