Stroup, Robert Josiah

Morning Oregonian, Tuesday, February 26, 1929
Robert Josiah Stroup.
Oregon City, Or., Feb. 25. – (Special) – Robert Josiah Stroup, 81 died today at his home in Gladstone. He was born March 11, 1847, in Pennsylvania.
He enlisted with company A, 140th Illinois infantry during the civil war and took part in some of the major engagements. He came west a number of years ago and since that time has been an active member of Meade post, G. A. R. of Oregon City.
Mr. Stroup was unmarried. He is survived by a brother, Lloyd Stroup of Iowa, and by a nephew, Edward Stroup, of Woodward, Ia.

Oregon Death Index:
Name: Robert Josiah Stroup
Death Date: 25 Feb 1929
Death Place: Clackamas
Certificate: 87


Civil War Pension Index: Stroup, Robert
A 140 Ill. Inf.
1895 Mar 9, Invalid, Application: 1165225, Certificate: 1163763, Iowa

Name: Robert Stroup
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois
Regiment: 140th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (100 days, 1864)
Company: A
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M539 roll 88

Name: Robert Stroup
Residence: Illinois
Enlistment Date: 19 May 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Illinois 140th Infantry Regiment on 18 Jun 1864. Mustered out on 29 Oct 1864 at Camp Fry, Chicago, IL.
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men


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