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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Major and AAG

Oliver D Greene

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Organization: US Army [VI Corps]

Entered Service: Scott, N.Y.

Birth: 25 January 1833, Scott, N.Y.

Date Medal Issued: 13 December 1893.

Date of Action: 17 September 1862.

Place of Action: Antietam, Md.


Formed the columns under heavy fire and put them into position.

More about this award

He was Major General William B Franklin's Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff - Sixth Army Corps - at Antietam. He is mentioned, as are most of General Franklin's staff, in the General's report on the battle - but not specifically for his actions there.


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