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Oliver Duff Greene
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Oliver Duff Greene
Born January 25, 1833 (1833-01-25)
Died March 19, 1904 (1904-03-20) (aged 71)
Place of birth Scott, New York
Place of death San Francisco, California
Place of burial San Francisco National Cemetery
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1854 - 1897
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Brevet Brigadier General
Unit 2nd Artillery Regiment
Awards Medal of Honor

Oliver Duff Greene (January 25, 1833 – March 19, 1904) was a Union officer who received the Medal of Honor on December 13, 1893 for his action at the Battle of Antietam on September 16, 1862.

Born in Scott, New York, Greene graduated from West Point in 1854, receiving his commission in the artillery.[1] 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.[2]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

"Formed the columns under heavy fire and put them into position."[3]

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