W. C. Peyton Letter, 9 Feb. 1862

Descriptive Summary

Title
W. C. Peyton Letter, 9 Feb. 1862
Creator
Peyton, W. C.
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Turner, John B.
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Louisiana-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Peyton was a confederate soldier. Confederate soldier Peyton espouses the rugged yet glorious life of a soldier; writing from Longstreet, DeSoto Parish (La.), he claims that people are fearful that the army in Kentucky will not hold in Columbus or Bowling Green; written to Capt. John B. Turner (aide-in-camp to a Confederate General Cooper). Cards available in repository