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P.T. Manning

P.T. Manning

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant Colonel

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 Sharpsburg

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.

On the 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 rest of the War

He was slightly wounded at Chickamauga in September 1863.

References & 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.


1837 in AL


1868; 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]