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Photograph of the Officers of Battery "D," Light Artillery Blues (Lynchburg, Virginia)

Identifier: SC 00450

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Battery "D" Light Artillery Blues of Lynchburg was a Virginia militia unit. This battery was one of 5 that made up the First Battalion Artillery under the command of Major William E. Simons.

Identified in the photograph are Captain R. D. [Robert] Yancey, First Lieutenant S. H. [Samuel] Dillon, Junior Second Lieutenant T. E. [Thomas] Craddock, and Surgeon Carter Wade. Each man is in uniform. Dr. Wade is wearing a cap. The other three men have light artillery helmets.


  • circa 1886

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Item removed from Ephemera Collection.

Kimberly Sims
October 2017
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