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.
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