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Encyclopedia > Robert Ludwell Yates Peyton

Robert Ludwell Yates Peyton (February 8, 1822September 3, 1863) was born in Loudoun County, Virginia. He was a member of the Missouri State Senate in 1858. During the Civil War, he served as a colonel in the Confederate Army. He was a delegate from Missouri in the Provisional Confederate Congress and afterwards was elected to the Confederate States Senate. Peyton died in Bladon Springs, Alabama on September 3, 1863 after catching malaria while defending Vicksburg, Mississippi. February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Loudoun County, Virginia is part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. ... The Missouri State Senate is the upper chamber of the Missouri General Assembly. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article is becoming very long. ... Colonel (IPA: or ) is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ... Some Confederate soldiers The Confederate States Army (CSA) was formed in February 1861 to defend the Confederate States of America, which had itself been formed that same year when seven Southern states seceded from the United States (four more states soon followed). ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St. ... The Provisional Confederate Congress was the body which drafted the Confederate Constitution, elected Jefferson Davis President of the Confederacy, and designed the first Confederate flag. ... The Congress of the Confederate States was the legislative body of the Confederate States of America, existing during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease that is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas, Asia, and Africa. ... Vicksburg is a city in Warren County, Mississippi. ...


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Preceded by
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Representative to the Provisional Confederate Congress from Missouri
1862
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Confederate States Senator from Missouri
February 18, 1862September 3, 1863
Served alongside: John B. Clark
Succeeded by
Waldo P. Johnson

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