|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1862|
Robert died in the Battle of Antietam; also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South), fought near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek, as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 casualties.
Robert M. Askey was a member of the 34th Reg. Co. E, PA
He was the son of David and Margaret Jane McGhee Askey of Snow Shoe, PA.
Note: Seeking information as to where he is buried. Perhaps buried at Antietam National Cemetery under the unknowns.
Created by: Little Bo Peep
Record added: Dec 09, 2011
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