Robert L. BillupsHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company F on 16 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the side 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 on 22 October 1862. He was exchanged there on 10 November 1862. Captured in action at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863. Held at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC until transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 27 October 1863. Paroled and transferred to Cox’s Wharf, VA 15 October 1864 for exchange. Paroled in “eastern Virginia” on 30 April 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 9929]
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 9951]
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