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CMOHS.org - Brigadier General HOWARD, OLIVER O., U.S. Army

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HOWARD, OLIVER O.

Rank: Brigadier General
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: U.S. Volunteers
Born: 8 November 1830, Leeds, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Maine
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Place / Date: At Fair Oaks, Va., 1 June 1862
 
 


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Citation

Led the 61st New York Infantry in a charge in which he was twice severely wounded in the right arm, necessitating amputation.