Green was born in Massachusetts but was a resident of NY.
He enlisted in the 25th MA in 1861 and became 2nd Lt., 102nd NY in 1862. He resigned i May 1863 as a Capt and was appointed Lieut, Col. of the 173rd NY in Aug. 1863.
In 1864 he was motally wounded at Pleasant hill, LA. He rec'd a brevet to Col and BG Volunteers for his service.
He died in May 1864
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