Peyton T Manning(1837 - 1868)
Home State: Mississippi
Command Billet: Corps Chief of Ordnance
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Longstreet's Command
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Born in Alabama and raised in Mississippi, he attended the Georgia Military Institute. He was assigned as Lieutenant and aide-de-camp to General Longstreet's staff on 2 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was Gen Longstreet's Chief of Ordnance on the Maryland Campaign, and was among those of his staff who helped man a gun of the Washington (La) Artillery at the center of the Confederate Line at Sharpsburg on the 17th.
The remainder of the War:
He was slightly wounded at Chickamauga in September 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Bio information from Bruce Allardice in America's Civil War, 9/2007, with service details from Longstreet1. The photo above is from one published in Image of War2 and hosted online by the Longstreet Society.
|Birth State: AL |
Death Place: Monroe County, MS
1 Longstreet, James, From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1895, pp. 33, 451 [AotW citation 951]
2 Davis, William C., editor, and National Historical Society, The Image of War, 1861-1865, 6 volumes, Garden City (NY): Doubleday, 1981-1984, Vo. 5 [AotW citation 950]
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