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Federal (USV)

Private

Robert O. Dowda

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company N, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 30 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September `1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as E. Dowda. Service data from Bates2.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3442]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pg. 479  [AotW citation 7960]