Joseph R. BillupsHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company F at age 16 on 1 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the ankle and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Hospitalized at Frederick, MD. Paroled and transferred to Aiken’s Landing, VA where he was received 22 October 1862 and exchanged on 10 November 1862. Reported absent wounded or absent on detail through February 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service data from the Roster2: Company F transcribed and posted on NCGenWeb by Robert E. Stokley.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9924]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 9950]
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