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Federal (USV)


Robert B. Bowman

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old coach painter, he enlisted in Company I, First Delaware Infantry on 25 September 1861 at New Castle, DE.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action and "supposed to have been killed" at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the State of Delaware1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3.


c. 1843; McDonald County, DE


1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13767]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Soldiers who served in US Volunteer organizations enlisted for service during the Civil War, Record Group No. 94 (Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27763]