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Federal (USV)


Robert L. Oliver

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Waupun, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Sergeant (date not given).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest 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 & 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]