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Federal (USV)


Charles Oliver

(1842 - 1920)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Command Billet: Soldier

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 100th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted, Company M, 100th Pennsylvania on 5 September 1861 - made Sergeant.

The rest 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 & notes

Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.; Company Roster extracted online at the 100th Pennsylvania site.


1842; Allegheny County, PA


8/30/1920; burial in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg, PA