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1861 Document signed by General John J. Peck
Superb "Consolidated Morning Report" dated Nov 21st, 1861 at "Camp Tennallytown" signed boldly by Brig. Gen. John James Peck. In fine condition with minimal wear. Please see Peck's biography below.

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Peck, John J., major-general, was born in Manlius, N. Y., Jan. 4, 1821, and was graduated at the United States military academy in 1843. He took part in most of the important engagements of the Mexican war was promoted 1st lieutenant, Aug. 20, 1847, brevetted captain for gallantry at Contreras and Churubusco, major for meritorious conduct in the battle of Molino del Rey, and on his return to New York the citizens presented him with a sword. He subsequently served on scouting, frontier and recruiting duty, resigned his commission in 1853, and was then treasurer of the proposed railroad from New York to Syracuse via Newburg, and cashier of the Burnet bank, Syracuse, N. Y. He was commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers, Aug. 9, 1861, and served in the defenses of Washington and then in the Peninsular campaign. He engaged in, the siege of Yorktown and the battles of Williamsburg and Fair Oaks; in the operations of the Seven Days' battles before Richmond, and on the change of base to the James river, June 26-July 2, 1862, he commanded the 2nd division of the 4th corps. He was promoted major-general of volunteers, July 4, 1862, and commanded a division at first composed of 9,000 men and afterwards augmented to almost 25,000, embracing all the Federal troops south of the James river. He was engaged in the operations about Suffolk, Va., and rendered valuable service by his brilliant defense of Suffolk against a superior force under Longstreet. He was in command of North Carolina 1863-64, of the Department of the East with headquarters in New York, 1864- 65, and was mustered out Aug. 24, 1865. He then returned to Syracuse, N. Y., and organized at that place the New York State life insurance company, of which he was president until his death. He died in Syracuse, N. Y., April 28, 1878.

Source: The Union Army, vol. 8