Jesse M. Peek, Private

Joined June 11, 1861 . Wounded at Rappahannock River, Va. August 25, 1862 . Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

His brother William, who joined at the same time, died Sept.15,1861, at Warwick House in Virginia, and was buried Nov.5, 1861, at Confederate Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va., 2nd line, Lot 159.

...Both brothers joined the "Americus Volunteer Rifles", later to become Company "K" of the Ninth Georgia, on June 11, 1861, in Americus, Ga
9th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Co. K