Brigadier General CSA Francis Asbury Shoup

Brigadier General CSA Francis Asbury Shoup (HM19I9)

Location: Laurel, IN 47024 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 30.259', W 85° 11.071'

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Remembered for service in Confederate States of America army, 1861-1865, and "Shoupade" fortification design; fought in battles of Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Atlanta. Advocated recruitment of African Americans for CSA army. After the war, he was a university professor, published author, and Episcopal rector.

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Born near present-day Laurel 1834. Attended Indiana Asbury University, Greencastle. Graduated 1855 from United States Military Academy at West Point. Served in Federal army 1855-1860; resigned to pursue law career. In Indianapolis circa 1860. Died 1896; buried at Sewanee University Cemetery, Tennessee.
HM NumberHM19I9
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series.
Marker Number24.2006.1
Year Placed2006
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Franklin County Historical Society, and Indiana Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 656088 N 4374316
Decimal Degrees39.50431667, -85.18451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.259', W 85° 11.071'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 15.54" N, 85° 11' 4.26" W
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Area Code(s)765, 812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 507 Lafayette St, Laurel IN 47024, US
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