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Jesse Edward Breeden
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1839
Stewart County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1904

Jesse is the son of James BREEDEN. Mother is unknown at this time. Jesse married Sarah 'Sallie' Elizabeth ANDERSON on the 13th of January 1845. He enlisted in the Confederate Army as a private in Co.F, 14th Tennessee Infantry under the command of Col. William A. FORBES and Captain W. LOWE. This regiment was organized at Camp Duncan in Montgomery Co., Tennessee in May 1861 and officially accepted into Confederate service on June 6th. In July 1861 they were sent to Virginia and placed into a brigade under General Sam R. ANDERSON. The regiment took part in the battles of West Point, Echo, Bolton's Bridge, Seven Pines, Gaines Mills, Cedar Run, 2nd Manassas, Propect Hill, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Bristoe Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania and the Seige of Petersburg. On 9 April 1865, the regiment was with General LEE when he surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia. 
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  James Priestly Breeden (1875 - 1926)*
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New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Robbie Carnell Story
Record added: Jun 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20042186
Jesse Edward Breeden
Added by: Robbie Carnell Story
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- Michael J. Rea
 Added: Jan. 1, 2010
Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it, those men who suffered and sacrificed for their homeland. The Sons of Confederate Veterans salute you J...(Read more)
- Robbie Carnell Story
 Added: Jun. 23, 2007

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