Robert L. OliverHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Waupun, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Sergeant (date not given).
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was appointed Sergeant Major of the Regiment on 25 November 1862. He rejected the offer of a commission on 13 April 1863. He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 1 July 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1.
1 Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 415 - 419 [AotW citation 15216]
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