ROOD, OLIVER P. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 20th Indiana Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind.

Birth:   Frankfort County, Ky.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 21st North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).

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)