Robert Ludwell Yates Peyton
|Confederate States Senator
February 18, 1862 – September 3, 1863
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Waldo Johnson|
February 8, 1822|
Loudoun County, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||September 3, 1863
Bladon Springs, Alabama, U.S.
Robert Ludwell Yates Peyton (February 8, 1822 – September 3, 1863) was an American politician, soldier, and lawyer who served as an officer in the Confederate States Army and then as a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War
Peyton was born in Loudoun County, Virginia. He was a member of the Missouri State Senate in 1858. During the Civil War, he was a delegate from Missouri in the Provisional Confederate Congress and afterwards was elected to the Confederate States Senate. He also served as a colonel in the Confederate army. Peyton died in Bladon Springs, Alabama on September 3, 1863, after catching malaria while defending Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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|New constituency||Confederate States Senator (Class 2) from Missouri
Served alongside: John Clark
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