Samuel Hamilton Peach (Dickinson Chronicles)

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John Osborne and James W. Gerencser, eds., “Samuel Hamilton Peach,” Dickinson Chronicles, http://chronicles.dickinson.edu/encyclo/p/ed_peachS.htm.
Samuel Peach was born in Prince George’s County, Maryland, on March 14, 1831. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a junior in 1850 and received his bachelor of arts degree in 1852. Peach was an active member of the Belles Lettres Literary Society as a student. After graduation he moved to Lumpkin, Georgia and set up a law practice after being admitted to the bar there.

When the war erupted, Peach was commissioned as a colonel in the Confederate States Army. He died in Lumpkin on July 3, 1862.
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