[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Oliver O Howard[more about him]
Organization: US Volunteers (2nd Brig, 2nd Div, II Corps at Antietem)
Entered Service: Maine.
Birth: 8 November 1830, Leeds, Maine.
Date Medal Issued: 29 March 1893.
Date of Action: 1 June 1862.
Place of Action: Fair Oaks, Va.
Led the 61st New York Infantry in a charge in which he was twice severely wounded in the right arm, necessitating amputation.
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