Francis A Shoup

Francis A Shoup

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Brigadier General
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

Added by: Fold3_Team
Branch

Confederate Army

Added by: Fold3_Team
Rank

Brigadier General

Added by: bruceyrock632
Served For

United States of America

Added by: Fold3_Team

Stories about Francis A Shoup

    Francis Asbury Shoup (1834-1896) was born in Indiana. He graduated from the United States Military Academy (West Point) in 1855 and fought against the Seminole Indians in Florida as a member of the First United States Artillery. He left military service in 1860 to become a lawyer in Indianapolis, Indiana. Shoup moved to Florida, where he was admitted to the St. Augustine Bar in 1861. After Florida's secession from the Union, he joined the Confederate Army as a lieutenant of artillery. He was promoted to major in October 1861, and in September 1862, he was appointed brigadier general. He served as chief of artillery under General Joseph E. Johnston and as chief of staff under General John B. Hood. In 1869, Shoup became an Episcopal priest and then a chaplain and professor of mathematics at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. He is buried in Sewanee.

    See all 2 stories…

    Additional Info
    Owner:
    bruceyrock632 - Anyone can contribute
    Created:
    10/28/2013
    Modified:
    4/1/2014
    View count:
    657 (recently viewed: 10)