John W. Peyton diaries and account books
Peyton's diary covers the Civil War and Reconstruction periods and includes comments on Peyton family social events and local Baptist church activities. There are infrequent references to troop trains, African Americans, and local war news and rumors. There are also four account books and a bound transcription of the diaries.
Donated by Alan J. Shotwell, 15 July 2016.
Hold on circulating until preservation staff have evaluated the material.
Diaries are in fragile condition. Handle with care.
- 1862 - 1911
0.8 Cubic Feet (2 document boxes)
Box 1. Diaries, Box 2. Diaries, Box 3. Diaries, Account books, transcription