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Confederate (CSA)

Major

Lindsay Mayo Shumaker

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Division Chief of Artillery

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Jackson's Division Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He was 2nd Lieutenant of the Virginia First Regiment of Foot in 1846 as it was organized for the Mexican War.1 He was Captain of the Danville Artillery as they entered Confederate service 22 April 1861.2

Notes

1   Walton, William, The Army and Navy of the United States 1776-1891, 2 folio vols., Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1889-1895  [AotW citation 234]

2   Moore, Robert H. II, Danville, Eighth Star, New Market, and Dixie Artillery, Appomattox: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1989  [AotW citation 235]