Robert O. DowdaHome State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company N, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 30 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September `1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as E. Dowda. Service data from Bates2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
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]
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