The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1859 Jan. 1-1861 July 30
Inclusive dates
1859 Jan. 1-1861 July 30
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1 January 1859 - 30 July 1861, of Aquilla Johnson Peyton (1837-1875) of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, in which he describes his personal life and his career both as a school teacher and an agent for the "Virginia Baptist Newspaper." Also contains references to the commencement of hostilities at Fort Sumter, the secession of Virginia, the formation of the Home Guard and "Gordon Rifles" (Company C, 30th Virginia Infantry Regiment), General P. G. T. Beauregard, and the First Battle of Manassas (or Bull Run)
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Born on 18 June 1837, Aquilla Johnson Peyton was a school teacher in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and an agent for the "Virginia Baptist Newspaper." He enlisted in Company I of the 30th Virginia Infantry on 25 July 1861 and promoted to corporal in April 1863. On 16 May 1864, he was wounded in action at the Battle of Drewry's Bluff and promoted to sergeant on 1 June 1864. He was paroled at Burkeville on 1 May 1865 and died in 1875.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
(microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
35mm.
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
King, George H. S.
Positive negative aspect
positive
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493281
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
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ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel (281 p.)

Library Locations

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