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R.P. Troy

R.P. Troy

Confederate (CSV)


Robert Preston Troy

(1838 - 1899)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company G on 22 March 1862, from Randolph County.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted 1st Lieutenant on 8 January 1863, and to Captain on 20 November 1863. Wounded again, in action at Ream’s Station, 25 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Moore1. Further details from family genealogists. His photograph from one in Clark2. His brother Thomas Settle Troy was Sergeant Major of the Regiment, promoted 2nd Lieutenant, and killed in action in the Wilderness, VA 6 May 1864.






1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 3, pp. 307 - 313  [AotW citation 12796]

2   Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 3, before pg. 63  [AotW citation 12800]