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John Tweedale
Birth: Jun. 10, 1841
Frankford
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1920
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Frankford, Pennsylvania, he served as a Private in Company B, 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Union Army. During the Battle of Stone River, Tennessee, December 31, 1862 to January 1, 1863, Private Tweedale displayed extraordinary heroism in actions against the Confederate forces. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on November 18, 1887. After the war, he has commissioned an officer in the Regular Army, later served as Chief Clerk of the War Department and retired a Colonel on June 10, 1905. He died at age 79 in Washington D.C. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Myra Bourn Tweedale (1844 - 1913)
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 470
 
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Record added: Jun 02, 2003
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