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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Charles Oliver

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: Brevet Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company M,
    100th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 25, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 31st Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Webster, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 3, 1865
  • Born: 1840, Allegheny County, PA, United States
  • Died: August 30, 1920
  • Buried: Richland Cemetery (MH) (G-1256), Dravosburg, PA, United States

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