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SHOUP, FRANCIS ASBURY: 1834-1896.

Born on March 22, 1834, in Laurel, Ind., Francis Asbury Shoup was the son of George Grove and Jane Conwell Shoup. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1855. In 1870 he married Esther Habersham Elliott and they had three children. Shoup was admitted to the bars of Indiana in 1860 and Florida in 1861. He fought in the Civil War, 1861-65; wrote some Army manuals; and taught at the University of Mississippi, 1865-75. He became affiliated with the Episcopal church and served as a rector in Southern cities, 1875-83. He joined the faculty of the University of the South in 1883 where he remained until his death on Sept. 4, 1896.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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