War And Conflict-Civil War Fighting men of 1st CT Heavy Artillery unit standing beside their 13-inch sea-coast mortars, part of heavily fortified battle line during Civil War battle at Yorktown. Location: Yorktown, VA, US Date taken: April 1862
John James Peck (January 4, 1821-April 21, 1878) was a United States soldier who fought in the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. He served in the siege of Yorktown, and distinguished himself in the battles of Williamsburg and Fair Oaks. Peck was born in Manlius, New York.