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Confederate (CSA)

Captain

John Lewis Eubank

(1820 - 1888)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Bath (VA) Battery

Before Sharpsburg

He was postmaster at Natural Bridge, VA by 1847, and living in Bath County by the start of the War. He enrolled as Captain of the Bath Artillery on 22 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded the battery in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He resigned his commission on 23 March 1863 due to ill health. He later served as postmaster of the Army of Northern Virginia.

After the War

He was elected to 2 terms in the Virginia State Senate. He published The Warm Springs, Bath County, Virginia in 1875.

References & notes

Details from Alexander's Memoir1 (edition edited by Gary W. Gallagher, 1989) and Clemens' Biographical Dictionary.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

02/10/1820; Amherst County, VA

Death

06/19/1888 Warm Springs, VA; burial in Spring Hill Cemetery Lynchburg, VA

Notes

1   Alexander, Edward Porter, Military memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907  [AotW citation 16668]

2   Carman, Ezra Ayers, and Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, editor, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, 3 volumes, El Dorado Hills (CA): Savas Beatie, 2010-17, Appendix 3  [AotW citation 16669]