Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Hindman
Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Hindman (1789-1827). Hindman was born in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland. Initially an infantry officer, Hindman was transferred to the 2nd U.S. Artillery during the War of 1812. He was promoted several times for service in the defense of Forts George and Erie, as well as the Battle of Chippewa. Hindman finished the war as a Lieutenant Colonel and was considered one of the finest artillery officers in the United States. After the war, he continued his military service at Fort McHenry. Hindman is buried in Old Saint Paul's Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.