Private Francis M. Peters was born ca. 1842.
He enlisted March 12, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida in Captain Davidson’s Company; Francis stated his age as 20.
He was present with the company from the date of his enlistment through December 15th, 1863, and was briefly detailed as a wagon guard from November 1st to November 12th, 1863.
He was ordered into a hospital by a Surgeon on December 15, 1863. Private Peters died of disease [unspecified] while in the hospital at Oxford, Georgia on February 10, 1864. [Hood Hospital, Covington, Georgia].
He is interred at Confederate Soldiers Cemetery, Oxford, Newton County, Georgia.