Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1835/09/15 Peachy Gilmer Breckinridge is born at Catawba in Botetourt County, Virginia, the first son and second child of Cary Breckinridge and Emma Walker Gilmer. Born Botetourt County, VA
1853/09/00 Master Breckinridge enters the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. Education Barracks, Virginia Military Institute Lexington
1855/06/00 Master Breckinridge graduates from the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1855. Education Virginia Military Institute campus Lexington
1857/00/00 Peachy Breckinridge attends the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia School of Law 1857-58. Education Wren Building, College of William and Mary Williamsburg
1859/07/00 During the return part of Beale's second trip in 1858-59, Laws Spring is named after Major W L Laws, a member of the military escort for Beale's party. Tombstone carver, Peachy Breckenridge, inscribes the letters "LAWS SPRING". Explorer Laws Spring Williams Ranger District, Kaibab NF
1864/05/24 Peachy Gilmer Breckinridge is killed in action at Kennon's Landing on the James River. His body was never recovered. Died, Confederate Commander Fort Pocahontas Charles City, VA Battle of Wilson's Wharf
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