Abraham Hupp(1826 - 1864)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Salem (VA) Flying Artillery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
As early as 1848 he operated a tin shop, Hupp's Phoenix Tin Establishment, manufacturing metal ware, in Salem, Virginia. He bought and donated to the town it's first fire pumper in that year, after a fire severely damaged his shop. He organized the Salem Flying Artillery after John Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry (1859).
The remainder of the War:
In October 1862 Hupp returned home, too ill to command, and later died of cancer.
More on the Web:
See a brief history, citing Capt Hupp, online from the city of Salem, Virginia.
|Birth Date: 12/4/1826 |
Death Date: 1/1/1864
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