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Nineveh Shaw McKeen
Birth: 1837
Marshall
Clark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1890
Collinsville
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was commissioned on June 14, 1861 as First Lieutenant in Company H, 21st Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Stone River, Tennessee on December 30, 1862 and at Liberty Gap, Tennessee on June 25, 1863. His citation reads "Conspicuous in the charge at Stone River, Tenn., where he was three times wounded. At Liberty Gap, Tenn., captured colors of 8th Arkansas Infantry (C.S.A.)". He resigned his commission on July 2, 1864, and received brevets of Captain and Major, US Volunteers for his services. His Medal was awarded to him on June 23, 1890. (bio by: Russ) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William McKeen (1798 - 1875)
  Nancy Latshaw McKeen (1803 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  America Lake McKeen (1841 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Edwin McKeen (1861 - 1939)*
  William Benjamin McKeen (1865 - 1913)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sarah Jane McKeen Bartlett (1832 - 1863)*
  Nineveh Shaw McKeen (1837 - 1890)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Collinsville
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 707
 
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Originally Created by: Russ
Record added: May 09, 2002
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- Gary Holcomb, Sr.
 Added: Jun. 12, 2017
Lt., 21st Illinois Infantry. Union Officer Prisoner of War, captured on September 20, 1863 at Chickamauga, Ga.
- Tony Klingensmith
 Added: Apr. 2, 2017
Thank you, Major for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Dec. 22, 2016
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