of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HOWARD, OLIVER O.
Rank and Organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date:
At Fair Oaks, Va., 1 June 1862. Entered Service At: Maine. Born: 8 November
1830, Leeds, Maine. Date of Issue: 29 March 1893.
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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