|Oliver Duff Greene|
Oliver Duff Greene
|Born||January 25, 1833|
|Died||March 19, 1904 (aged 71)|
|Place of birth||Scott, New York|
|Place of death||San Francisco, California|
|Place of burial||San Francisco National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1854 - 1897|
Brevet Brigadier General
|Unit||2nd Artillery Regiment|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Born in Scott, New York, Greene graduated from West Point in 1854, receiving his commission in the artillery. He served as a staff officer for most of his career, and was Adjutant-General of VI Corps during the Maryland Campaign. He retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1897.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
"Formed the columns under heavy fire and put them into position."
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ↑ "West Point Medal of Honor Recipients". Homeofheroes.com. http://www.homeofheroes.com/e-books/mohS_westpoint/page_04.html. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
- ↑ Career profile
- ↑ "Civil War Medal of Honor recipients (A-L)". United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
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