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 Paul Ambrose Oliver

Paul Ambrose Oliver

Birth
At Sea
Death 17 May 1912 (aged 81)
Laurel Run, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 78, Lots 3212/28733
Memorial ID 3309 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as an aide to 4 different Union Generals (of whom, two were Generals Joseph Hooker and George G. Meade), and as a field officer in first the 12th, then the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiments. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his part in preventing Union troops from firing on one another at the Battle of Resaca, Ga. (May 15, 1864). Brevetted Brigadier General, USV on March 8, 1865.


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  • Added: 2 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3309
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Ambrose Oliver (18 Jul 1830–17 May 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3309, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .