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A. Hupp

A. Hupp

Confederate (CSA)


Abraham Hupp

(1826 - 1864)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Salem (VA) Flying Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

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 rest 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.