Age: 21, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, dsrtd to the enemy 2/13/63, joined the CSA under name of Thomas Burnham, recaptured by Union and sent to Washington 1/19/64 for trial, nfr
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Birth: abt 1841, Unknown
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not eligible
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Peter Rock, of St. Albans, age 21, enlisted August 30, 1862, and mustered in September 29, 1862 as a private in Co. L, 1st Vermont Cavalry. He deserted February 13 1863, and joined the Confederate States Army under the name of Thomas Burnham. He was captured, sent to Washington for trial on January 19 1864. There is currently no further information on this individual.
Source: 1892 Revised Roster.
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