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Federal (USV)


Peter Oliver

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

WIA by sharpshooter at Spottsylvania Courthouse, VA on 12 May 1864, arm amputated. Discharged November 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Washburn1.


1   Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp. 296 - 307  [AotW citation 8981]