Robert R. Topping(c. 1843 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 18 years. Enlisted April 23,1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company A on May 4, 1861, to serve two years.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was paroled and afterwards exchanged, but never reported to his Company. There is no further military record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1.
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 760 - 770 [AotW citation 12760]
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