Samuel Hamilton Peach (Dickinson Chronicles)

John Osborne and James W. Gerencser, eds., “Samuel Hamilton Peach,” Dickinson Chronicles,
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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