Charles Oliver(1842 - 1920)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 100th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted, Company M, 100th Pennsylvania on 5 September 1861 - made Sergeant.
The remainder of the War:
He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Ft Stedman, Petersburg, Va (25 March 1865). He was promoted to 1st Sergeant 8 April 1865 (cited by Brevet to Captain 13 March 1865), and to 1st Lieutenant 12 May 1865. He mustered out with his company 24 July 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.; Company Roster extracted online at the 100th Pennsylvania site.
|Place of Birth: Allegheny County, PA |
Death Date: 8/30/1920 Burial Place: Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg, PA
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