OLIVER, PAUL A. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company D. 12th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Resaca, Ga. 15 May 1864

Entered service at:   New York, N.Y. Born: 18 July 1831, at sea in the English Channel aboard American flagship. Date of issue. 12 October 1892.

Citation:   While acting as aide assisted in preventing a disaster caused by Union troops firing into each other.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)