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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1835 Oct. 19
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1835 Oct. 19
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 19 October 1835, from Bernard Peyton, adjutant-general of the Virginia militia to the commander of the 8th Virginia regiment, headquartered in Rockbridge County, Virginia, concerning information on newly raised troops recently assigned to the 8th Virginia
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Biographical or historical data
Bernard Peyton was born 14 March 1792 to John Rowzee Peyton and Ann Howe Peyton. Peyton served as a lieutenant in the 20th United States infantry in 1812 and was promoted to captain in 1813. He served as adjutant-general of the Virginia Militia. Peyton was postmaster of Richmond, Virginia, from 1838 to 1844. He was also one of the founders of the Virginia Military Institute and served on its first board of visitors from 1837 to 1841. Peyton married Julia Amanda Green (1897-1862) 1 October 1817, and they had 7 children. Peyton died 21 June 1854 at Farmington in Albemarle County, Virginia, and was buried in Shockoe Cemetery in Richmond.
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Vi
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Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Shaw, John
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000501915
Type of unit
leaf.

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