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HOWARD, OLIVER

howard oliver

Led the 61st New York Infantry in a charge in which he was twice severely wounded in the right arm, necessitating amputation.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Brigadier General (highest rank: Major General) U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine

Citation

Led the 61st New York Infantry in a charge in which he was twice severely wounded in the right arm, necessitating amputation.