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Maj Thomas Jefferson Peyton

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Maj Thomas Jefferson Peyton

Birth
Death
27 Mar 1910 (aged 76)
Burial
Orange, Orange County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Born in Peyton's Ford; parents: John & Lydia Price Snyder Peyton.

Virginia Orange Light Artillery, Cutshaw's Brigade, Artillery, 2nd
Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Orange County; carpenter/builder.
Original company commander as Captain; raised/organized the Orange
Artillery in May 1861.
The battery was reorganized March 20, 1862; he resigned commission
4/10/1863 due to illnesses, relieved by Captain Charles William Fry.
Detailed 8/26/1863, Court Martial duty, until 09/21/1863.
Promoted to Major (date unknown).
Paroled 5/16/1865 Richmond, VA.

Postwar: Carpenter/contractor.
Married 07/27/1869 to Sarah Elizabeth Reynolds; lived in Orange
County, VA.
Member of Orange Board of Trustees.

Born in Peyton's Ford; parents: John & Lydia Price Snyder Peyton.

Virginia Orange Light Artillery, Cutshaw's Brigade, Artillery, 2nd
Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Orange County; carpenter/builder.
Original company commander as Captain; raised/organized the Orange
Artillery in May 1861.
The battery was reorganized March 20, 1862; he resigned commission
4/10/1863 due to illnesses, relieved by Captain Charles William Fry.
Detailed 8/26/1863, Court Martial duty, until 09/21/1863.
Promoted to Major (date unknown).
Paroled 5/16/1865 Richmond, VA.

Postwar: Carpenter/contractor.
Married 07/27/1869 to Sarah Elizabeth Reynolds; lived in Orange
County, VA.
Member of Orange Board of Trustees.


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