John W. McDowellHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, in action at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863. Captured at Hatcher's Run, VA on 2 April 1865. Held at Point Lookout, MD until released on 29 June 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from Company B roster data posted online by the reenactors of the Guilford Greys.
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